Police make arrests in Portsmouth Market Basket robbery
PORTSMOUTH - Police said they have arrested a man and woman in connection with Tuesday's strong-arm robbery at the Market Basket store on Woodbury Avenue.
Police said Julia Marie Konchek, 21, of 37 Hanover St., Apt. 2, and Kyle J. Roy, 25, of Gardner, Mass., were the people responsible for the robbery. Police said Konchek grabbed the purse and got into a struggle with the purse's owner.
After the purse's contents spilled, Roy allegedly grabbed the victim's wallet from the purse and he and Konchek fled the grocery store.
Konchek and Roy were each charged with robbery and are scheduled to be arraigned today in Portsmouth District Court.