Police nab alleged bank robber within minutes

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MANCHESTER, NH — A man arrested in connection with the Monday robbery of a TD Bank has also been charged with an attempted armed robbery at 7-Eleven last week. 

On Oct. 3, 2016 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Manchester Police Officer Matt Brown responded to the TD Bank at 300 Franklin St. for an alarm. Upon arrival Officer Brown met with employees that reported the bank had been robbed. The robber passed a note threatening that he had a weapon and demanded cash. He then fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. A suspect description was obtained from bank surveillance video and his description broadcast to patrol units in the area.

About 3 minutes after the description was broadcast Officer Fleming observed a man walking in the area of Bedford Street and Keegin Way. The man,  identified as John Faucher, 39, homeless, of Manchester,  was arrested and charged with 1 count robbery.

Detectives conducted follow-up investigations resulting in Faucher additionally being charged with one count attempted armed robbery, after police identified him as a suspect in the attempted armed robbery of the 7-Eleven located at the corner of Bridge and Maple streets on September 28, 2016.

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