Police arrest 16-year-old who allegedly robbed NH Family Dollar with knife
ROCHESTER — A 16-year-old allegedly robbed a Family Dollar at knife-point, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash in a backpack.
Officers responded to the store located at 87 Milton Road Thursday at 12:49 p.m. Employees provided police with a description of the male suspect, saying he wore a mask and fled on foot.
While officers drove to the Family Dollar, dispatch received a call that a manager of the store spotted the suspect on Salmon Falls Road.
Officers located the suspect in the area of 86 Salmon Falls Road and took him into custody without incident. They also recovered evidence of the crime, police said.
No injuries resulted from the incident, police said.
A juvenile petition will be filed through the juvenile court system for the charge of armed robbery.