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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Manchester Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Rob A Convenience Store And Bank Robbery

          CONCORD, N.H. - Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley announced that Jonathan Faucher (39) of Manchester, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempting to rob a convenience store and a robbing a bank in Manchester.

 

          According court records and statements made in court, shortly after midnight on September 28, 2016, Faucher entered a 7-Eleven store on Maple Street in Manchester, New Hampshire, asked for a pack of cigarettes, then brandished a box cutter with a razor blade and told the clerk to “give me all the money if you don’t want to get hurt.” The clerk behind the counter responded by brandishing a pizza cutter at Faucher, who fled the area.

 

          A few days later, on October 3, 2016, Faucher robbed a TD Bank branch on Franklin Street, in Manchester, New Hampshire. Faucher handed a note to a bank teller claiming that he had a gun and demanding money. The bank teller handed over $600 and Faucher fled the bank on foot. Manchester Police responding to the robbery apprehended him just a few blocks from the scene of the crime.

 

          A sentencing hearing is scheduled for July 19, 2017.

 

          The case was investigated by the Manchester Police Department, with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Shane Kelbley.

 

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Violent Crime
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Updated March 29, 2017