In response to the recent number of convenience stores robberies, the Manchester Police Department will be conducting a Robbery Prevention Seminar for convenience store owners and employees. This seminar will cover several topics, including prevention tips, employee safety and suggested actions both during and following a robbery. READ MORE
At about 11 a.m. Manchester Police responded to the 99 Cent and Cigarette Mart, 352 Kelley Street, for a report of an attempted armed robbery. The clerk, Qaisar Anwar, stated an unknown assailant entered the store and demanded money, armed with a small handgun. Anwar told police he picked up a hammer from beneath the counter and chased the suspect from the store.