Franklin man sentenced to 7 years for aggravated robbery

WARREN COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - An 18-year-old Franklin, Ohio man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for an aggravated robbery in 2013.

Austin Wickersham was sentenced on Monday for an offense on October 28, 2013.

Police say that Wickersham approached a woman in her garage on Renaissance Park Drive in Middletown as she was putting away her lawn mower.

Officers say Wickersham held the woman at knife-point. After the woman screamed, police say the suspect ran to a nearby home where he was tracked by a Middletown K9 unit. Officers were able to apprehend Wickersham a short time later.

Judge Donald E. Oda sentenced Wickersham Monday in Warren County Common Pleas Court.

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