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City logs 2 robberies within 45 minutes
About 45 minutes later, another woman was robbed as she got out of her car at an Edward J. Roy Drive apartment complex. The man rushed her from behind, forced her to the ground, pressed something against her back and demanded cash. He fled after getting some money from her purse.
“He just basically came in with an 8- to 10-inch knife,” she said. “He said, ’Give me the money.’ We said we didn’t have any and he said, ’Give me the money.’”
Poulios, a hair stylist for 16 years, said nothing like this has ever happened and that the area is normally quiet.
“It’s happening everywhere,” she said. “They want quick cash, probably for drugs or whatever.”
He fled after getting some cash from her purse but not before he told her to look away and not move for several minutes. She did not see him leave but told police she heard the sound of a vehicle leaving the area.
Anyone with information about either robbery is asked to call police at 668-8711. Anonymous tips for cash rewards may be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at manchestercrimeline.org.
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