Robber caught during home invasion in Whitehaven apartment compl - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Robber caught during home invasion in Whitehaven apartment complex

Donald Franklin (Source: SCSO) Donald Franklin (Source: SCSO)

A home invasion in a Whitehaven apartment complex ended in a fight between the robber and the renters.

The home invasion happened in the 1800 block of Wessex Drive in the New Horizon Apartments.

A victim told police he heard noises in the kitchen and went to check it out. He then saw a man standing in his kitchen.

Police identified the man standing in the kitchen as Donald Franklin, 26.

Franklin told the victim to "Show him where the stuff is or he'll shoot." He then walked through the apartment and took several items.

The victim said Franklin had what appeared to be a gun wrapped in cloth.

At some point the victim was able to catch the man off guard, resulting in a fight. Another person inside the apartment called police.

Police said when they arrived, they found Franklin lying on the floor unresponsive. He was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

Franklin has been charged with aggravated burglary and is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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