Published: January 22, 2021


FRANKLIN POLICE RESPONDED TO A CAR JACKING THURSDAY EVENING IN THE COOL SPRINGS AREA. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, OFFICERS WERE DISPATCHED TO THE PARKING LOT OF BED, BATH AND BEYOND AROUND 7:30. A BLACK MALE SUSPECT APPROACHED THE VICTIM WHO WAS SITTING IN HER CAR AND FORCED HER OUT. ONCE THE VICTIM WAS OUTSIDE, THE SUSPECT ASSAULTED HER AND THEN DRUG HER FROM THE MOVING CAR HE WAS STEALING. OFFICERS BROADCASTED A DESCRIPTION OF THE STOLEN CAR AND SUSPECT TO SURROUNDING AGENCIES. A SHORT TIME LATER, SPRING HILL POLICE SPOTTED THE SUSPECT VEHICLE. THE SUSPECT LED THEM ON A PURSUIT BEFORE HE CRASHED AND WAS ULTIMATELY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY. THE SUSPECT, 36-YEAR-OLD CLAY ANDREWS, OF ONLY, TN IS FACING SEVERAL SERIOUS CHARGES IN BOTH SPRING HILL AND FRANKLIN. THE CARJACKING VICTIM’S INJURIES WERE NOT LIFE-THREATENING.