Man robs Lowell Street Domino’s Pizza using hypodermic needle as weapon

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MANCHESTER, NH –  Steven Howard, 32, of Manchester, was charged with the armed robbery on Sept. 17 of Domino’s Pizza at 212 Lowell St., after police say he threatened an employee with a hypodermic needle.

At approximately 6:44 p.m. officers responded to the pizza restaurant for a report of a robbery. There, they located an employee who indicated that a white male approximately 5-foot-5 inches tall with short dark hair, wearing a blue shirt and a gold colored chain robbed the establishment by threatening the employee with an uncapped hypodermic needle. The suspect then made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries are reported.

At approximately 7 p.m., while officers continued to investigate the robbery, Officer Pappalardo and Detectives Cataldo and Feliciano located a man at Victory Park matching the description of the suspect that had just committed the robbery. As officers continued with the investigation they identified the man as Howard, who was subsequently arrested and charged with armed robbery RSA 636:1, as well as an unrelated arrest warrant. He is scheduled to appear in Hillsborough County Superior Court-North on September 18, 2018.

Anyone with information related to the incident is encouraged to contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711.