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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Manchester Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

            CONCORD, N.H. – United States Attorney, Emily Gray Rice announced that Ryan Freeman, 27, of Manchester, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in federal court today to one count of bank robbery.

 

            Information based on court filings and statements made at the change of plea hearing established that Freeman entered the TD Bank on South River Road in Bedford, New Hampshire on July 26, 2015. He approached a teller, demanded $10,000, and threatened to blow her brains out if she did not comply. The teller provided a sum of money to Freeman and he left the bank. Witnesses saw him leave the bank in a gold Volvo, which was later recovered after being abandoned near Exit 4 on Interstate 293. Images from the bank clearly established that Freeman committed the robbery.

 

            A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for March 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

 

            The case was investigated by the Bedford Police Department with the assistance of the Manchester Police Department, the New Hampshire State Police Forensics Laboratory, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Don Feith.

 

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Topic: 
Violent Crime
Updated February 1, 2017