Police & Fire

Man charged in robbery attempt thwarted by hammer-wielding clerk

Thursday, October 2, 2014 Carol Robidoux 0
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.