News update: Arrest made in Bunny’s Superette smash-and-grab burglary

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MANCHESTER, NH – Manchester Police have made an arrest in the Bunny’s Superette Burglary which happened early Monday morning.

Around 1 a.m., Manchester Police responded to the store at 75 Webster St. for an alarm activation. Upon arriving, an officer saw that the glass on the front door had been smashed. Also, the officer saw a black vehicle in the parking lot of the Superette. The vehicle had its lights off and was backing up. The officer followed the vehicle and was able to pull up next to it and talk with the occupants, a male driver and a female passenger. Unopened cartons of cigarettes and beer were visible in the car. 

The driver was identified as James Williams, 43. He was asked to step out of the vehicle, and the officer was able to see a fresh cut on his ankle that was still bleeding. Police were able to compare Williams to video surveillance taken at Bunny’s. Williams was arrested and charged with burglary as well as operating after suspension. His passenger was not charged.

Williams was scheduled to appear before a judge in Hillsborough Superior Court-North this afternoon on Sept. 9.