Police: Dangerous, armed suspect wanted in Franklin

Abdul Hakim Grant (Photo provided by Franklin Police Department)

FRANKLIN, Va. (WAVY) — Franklin police are searching for 21-year-old Abdul Hakim Grant, who is wanted for a number of offenses, and is considered armed and dangerous.

According to Franklin Police Captain T.W. Whitt, the following arrest warrants are on file for Grant: possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless handling of a firearm, concealed weapon, discharge a firearm within city limits, felony possession of stolen property, resisting arrest, and destruction of property.

Grant is also suspected in a shooting incident on August 16, during which a house along Wilson Street was struck by gunfire.

Grant is described as a black man, weighing about 148 pounds and standing about 5′ 8″ tall. He has no known address.

Anyone with information about Grant’s location is asked to call the Franklin Police Department at 757-526-8575.


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