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Jeffrey Smith (Courtesy photo)

Homeless man arrested after Farmington Subway was robbed Thursday

FARMINGTON – Based on information provided by area residents, police arrested a transient in Rochester Friday who allegedly robbed the local Subway the day before.

Jeffrey Smith, 23, who is homeless, was charged with robbery after he allegedly took an undisclosed amount of money from the downtown sandwich shop at 457 Main St. around lunchtime.

He did not appear to be armed, according to police. Around 4:30 p.m. Friday, members of Farmington and Rochester police arrested Smith at an undisclosed relative's residence in Rochester.

Smith was held at the Strafford County House of Corrections in Dover on a probation violation after absconding from Drug Court. He is scheduled to be arraigned in 7th Circuit Court in Rochester Monday March at 11 a.m.

The department would like to thank all those who provided information that resulted in a speedy resolution of this case, according to police.