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For Immediate Release
January 30, 2016
For more information contact:
Trooper Megan Walsh
( 603) 271-1162

Armed Robbery (Update)

On January 30, 2016 at approximately 12:12 a.m., an armed robbery occurred at the Common Man General Store located at the southbound rest area off I-93 in Hooksett. A white male believed to be in his late teens to early twenties brandished a handgun and demanded cash. After the robbery, the suspect walked out of the store and fled on foot.

New Hampshire State Police, assisted by the Bow Police Department, continued investigating the incident throughout the day positively identifying the suspect as a 17 year old male juvenile. He was ultimately entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) as a missing juvenile by the Bow Police Department.

At approximately 1145 a.m., New Hampshire State Police Troop-F was requested to respond towards the northern Vermont/ New Hampshire border. Troopers were advised that Vermont State Police Troopers were involved in an active pursuit northbound Interstate 91 heading towards St. Johnsbury, VT with a Ryder Rental Van registered in New Hampshire. After an approximately 30 mile pursuit, Vermont State Police Troopers were able to were able to take the driver into custody without injury after he lost control of the van.

Further investigation revealed the van was stolen from a business in Bow, NH earlier in the day.

This investigation is ongoing and is actively being investigated. Anyone with information is urged to contact Trooper Megan Walsh at 603-271-1162.

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