Man Robs Store with Club and MPD Investigate Stabbing – MPD Needs Your Help!
Man Armed with Club Robs Store
MANCHESTER, NH- On Monday, May 06, 2013, just before 9:00 PM, Manchester Police responded to Bunny’s Superette at 75 Webster Street for a reported robbery. On arrival, Ofc. Matt Barter met with two clerks who reported that a man armed with a wooden club had just robbed the store.
According to the clerks, they were both standing behind the counter when the man entered the store, approached the counter wielding a club and demanding cash. Apparently frustrated when the clerks had trouble opening one of the registers, the man repeatedly slammed the club on the counter and at various displays. He also threatened to shoot the clerks if they did not comply with his demands, although no gun was seen.
The suspect left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as a white male in his forties, about 5’7 to 5’ 8” tall with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers. He also wore blue rubber gloves, an olive fishing style hat with tan stripes and a circular emblem on the back, and had black nylon covering his face.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Manchester Police Department at 668-8711;. Anonymous tips for cash rewards can be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at manchestercrimeline.org.
Manchester Police Investigating Reported Stabbing
MANCHESTER, NH- On Tuesday, May 06, 2013, at about 10:45 PM, a man came into HQ to report that he had been stabbed multiple times the night before. According to the 22 year old Lawrence, MA man, he had gone to Don Quijote’s at 360 Union Street with his girlfriend. While at that location, he encountered an acquaintance with whom he later engaged in a conversation just outside the front door.
During this conversation, the suspect suddenly became upset and began striking at the victim. It was not until he saw that his hand was cut blocking a blow that the victim realized the suspect was striking at him with a knife.
The attack continued with the victim sustaining several wounds to his back and at least one to his chest area. Other patrons at the bar separated the men and the victim ran off on foot. The victim told police he had initially gone to the Elliot Hospital to seek treatment for his injuries but chose to leave before he was actually examined, deciding to treat the wounds himself.
Police are conducting further investigation into the incident ad request that anyone who may have witnessed the attack to contact them at 668-8711. Anonymous tips for cash rewards can be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or on line at manchestercrimeline.org.