Manchester police investigate armed robbery of pedestrian
September 17. 2013 12:00PM
MANCHESTER - A man was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday morning as he was walking home near Chestnut and Lowell streets.Police said the 45-year-old man was crossing Chestnut Street about 12:45 a.m. when an older, black four-door Honda pulled up next to him. Two men got out and one of them pointed a handgun at him.He gave them his wallet and a pack of cigarettes and they both got back into the Honda and drove away, heading south on Chestnut Street, the victim reported.The victim described his assailants as Hispanic, one about 5-foot-9 and the other about 5-foot-6. Both were clean-shaven and wore dark clothing.The Honda was black, but the paint was not shiny. Officers checked the area but did not find the car or the robbers.Anyone with information about the incident 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.