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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Springfield Police seek help in apprehending suspect

Springfield carjacking--Jacob Brannon Patton 1

UPDATE: Thanks to the public’s assistance, Mr. Patton has been arrested in Springfield, TN by the Springfield Police Department.  

The Springfield Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in apprehending a carjacking suspect.

On December 28, 2021, Jacob Brannon Patton was discharged from TriStar NorthCrest Medical Center. Video footage shows that he walked to the rear parking lot of the 400-building wearing black pants and a black hooded sweatshirt. Patton is then seen on video walking up to a white car with an elderly female inside. Patton coaxed the elderly female to roll the window down slightly and then forced her to exit the vehicle. Patton then fled the scene in her vehicle. The elderly victim’s vehicle is a 2002 white Toyota Camry with a Tennessee tag of 588OWW.

The vehicle was last seen heading south on Highway 431 toward Davidson County. A ‘Be on the Lookout’ (BOLO) bulletin was placed to surrounding agencies.

He currently has a felony warrant for carjacking resulting from this incident.

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Jacob Brannon Patton, please contact the Springfield Police Department at (615) 384-8422 or the local law enforcement agency near you.

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