Police seek help in identifying man who stole 2 cartons of cigarettes from convenience store

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Man wanted in connection with Aug. 18 theft of 2 cartons of cigarettes from AMT Market on Massabesic Street. MPD

MANCHESTER, NH – Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who fled a corner store with two cartons of cigarettes that he didn’t pay for.

On Aug. 18 at 10:20 a.m. the subject of the investigation entered AMT Market, 384 Massabesic Str. at 10:20 a.m. and pushed the clerk before taking two cartons of cigarettes. The assailant approached one of two clerks, a 32-year-old male, who was standing behind the counter. He asked for two cartons of cigarettes and attempted to pay with a credit card, which was declined. The man walked around the counter and pushed afemale clerk into a wall before fleeing with two cartons of cigarettes, valued at $138. The clerk was not seriously injured and the assailant never mentioned or displayed a weapon during the robbery.

The suspect is identified based on eyewitness accounts and surveillance footage as a white or Hispanic male with dark hair and beard, last seen wearing orange shorts and a dark-colored T-shirt. Witnesses believe he left the area in an older model black or blue four-door Jeep with a temporary registration and an unknown word affixed to the hood of the Jeep.

If you can identify the subject pictured here please contact Det. Michael Lavallee at 603-792-5514. You may also leave an anonymous crime tip with the Manchester Police Crimeline online reporting system, or by calling 603-624-4040. You may be eligible for a cash reward should your crime tip lead to the identification and apprehension of the man responsible for the crime.

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This press release was issued by Manchester, NH, Police Department.