Road in Franklin closed after suspicious cylinder found

(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley)

FRANKLIN, Ind. (WISH) – Officials closed a roadway in Franklin after a suspicious cylinder was found Friday afternoon.

Police say they were conducting an investigation at Nineveh Road and 80 South in Franklin. Officers say around 1 p.m., a suspicious cylinder was found in that area that may contain anhydrous ammonia.

Police say the container is a metal cylinder that is about three feet long with a rubber and plastic hose running out the top of it.

Nineveh Road has since been reopened. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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