Homeless Man Charged in Hudson Robbery Attempt
Christopher Wood, 47, was charged with attempted armed robbery of the Palmer's Market.
Hudson Police arrested a man they believe is the suspect in a Saturday robbery attempt at a Hudson neighborhood market.
Christopher Wood, 47, no known address, was charged on Jan. 14 with one count attempted armed robbery.
On Saturday, January 12, 2013, at around 08:53 a.m., Hudson Police responded to Palmer's Market located at 76 Lowell Road, Hudson, for an attempted armed robbery. Upon their arrival, officers learned that a white male, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, came into the store and handed the clerk a note demanding money. The suspect did not show a weapon and left the store without getting any cash.
On January 13 at around 8:11 p.m., members of the Hudson Police Department were dispatched to a suspicious person inside a motor vehicle in close proximity to where the robbery occurred. Officers responded and made contact with the driver of the vehicle, identified as Christopher Wood.
Wood told police he was homeless and was living out of his car. Officers realized Wood matched the description of the attempted robbery suspect from the night before. Upon discovering this, detectives from the Hudson Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division were contacted to conduct further investigation. Through their investigation, detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Christopher Wood, who was subsequently arrested and charged with one count of attempted armed robbery.
Wood was booked at the Hudson Police Department on the above-listed charge.
Wood refused bail and was transported to the Valley Street Jail in Manchester pending his arraignment. Wood was scheduled for arraignment January 14, 2013, at the 9th Circuit Court - Nashua Division.
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