MANCHESTER, NH — Manchester Police say they responded to three burglaries and three robberies over the last 24 hours.
The first burglary occurred at the Derryfield School, 2028 N. River Road maintenance shed. The second incident took place at Geenie Vacuum, 545 Hooksett Road, and the last burglary took place at The Kitchen, 1362 N. River Road. Police are investigating all three burglaries and still retrieving information about what may have been taken, but all three burglaries took place sometime between July 16-17.
The first of three armed robberies occurred July 16 in the afternoon at A&A Convenience, 540 Hall Street. The clerk, who was the same victim in Sunday’s robbery, felt the perpetrator may have been the same man who robbed him on July 12. Due to the fact he was robbed Sunday, the clerk armed himself with a metal pipe and chased the assailant away before he was able to take money from the register. The robber was armed with a knife. The clerk chased him out of the store.
The victim described the robber as a white male with a thin build, dirty blonde hair wearing a black bandanna over his face. He said the robber was last seen wearing a gray long sleeved shirt and gray sweatpants. A second man may have acted as a lookout. He was described as a heavy-set male with a black football jersey bearing the number 99.
The second robbery occurred at the Eddy Road Mobil gas station approximately 11:20 p.m. Thursday night. The clerk reported man walked into the store and lifted up his shirt and showed the handle of a black handgun and told her to give him the money from the register.
The victim described the robber as a white male, close to 6-feet tall, with a brown shaved head, black ECKO sweatshirt and black shorts.
A third robbery took place at Cumberland Farms, 275 Hanover St. It is also the second robbery at Cumberland Farms in four days. The clerk was robbed at knife point on Sunday July 12 at approximately 4 a.m. The store clerk was robbed at knife point again early Friday around 2:55 a.m. The assailant was described as a white male, around 6 feet tall, between 130-150 pounds short blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt and blue sweatpants with a gray stripe.