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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Manchester Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery Charge

            CONCORD, N.H. –  Andrew Dufresne, 44, of Manchester, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in the United States District Court to robbing the People’s United Bank, 1750 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire on April 9, 2014.   

            In the course of the robbery, Dufresne walked into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.  He then went behind the teller’s desk and reached into the teller’s cash drawer, taking bundles of bills in various denominations.  Dufresne was arrested on April 11, 2014 in Methuen after crashing a stolen car in that city.

            A sentencing hearing is scheduled for October 11, 2016.  The court will sentence Dufresne after it reviews a presentence investigation report prepared by the United States Probation & Pretrial Services Office.

            This case was investigated by the Manchester Police Department with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Helen White Fitzgibbon.

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Violent Crime
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Updated June 30, 2016