Police searching for caretaker accused of stealing thousands from Prattville couple


Christopher Lee Franklin (Source: Crimestoppers)

By WSFA Staff

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) – The Prattville Police Department is searching for a man wanted for financial exploitation of an elderly person.

According to Central Alabama Crimestoppers, Christopher Lee Franklin lived on and off with a couple as a caretaker/handyman for more than a year. Over the course of that year, authorities say Franklin took more than $3,000 by means of forgery, fraudulent use of a credit card, and identity theft.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Franklin should call police or Crimestoppers at 215-STOP.