Mount Juliet Police searching for suspect who fled from stolen car

MOUNT JULIET, TN (WSMV) – Police are looking for a second suspect who ran from a car Tuesday morning that had been reported stolen in Franklin.

At 4:30 p.m., police were searching the area of Lakeshore Drive and Hickory Drive for the suspect who is now shirtless with black pants. He had been spotted around 3 p.m. in the woods between Lakeshore Drive and Needmore Road.

MJAlert: Police activity on Lakeshore/Hickory Dr is related to suspect search of 1 white male, shirtless with black pants. – Details: <a href=”https://t.co/MZZnCzZHOj”>https://t.co/MZZnCzZHOj</a>&mdash; Mt. Juliet Police (@MtJulietPolice) <a href=”https://twitter.com/MtJulietPolice/status/1437891558523555844?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>September 14, 2021</a>

Mount Juliet police said the two suspects drove a stolen vehicle into the city and ran from it on Lebanon Road near Highland Drive. The suspects ran northbound toward Highland Drive and Hillside Drive.

Authorities continue to search for the suspect, believed to be in his 20s, who was wearing a bright blue shirt and black pants when he ran.

One person has been captured, according to police.

Police said the vehicle was stolen from a Kroger in Franklin after the owner left the vehicle running and unlocked.