October 15, 2013

Police find robbery suspect hiding in tree in NH

Police arrested 22-year-old Joseph Reardon following a convenience store robbery.

The Associated Press

SEABROOK, N.H. — Police in Seabrook, N.H., say they found a robbery suspect hiding in a tree after he left behind his car key and gun.

They arrested 22-year-old Joseph Reardon following a convenience store robbery Sunday night.

Police said the robber ran out of the store with cash, but left a jacket, loaded handgun and a car key behind.

Police said they pressed the alarm and found the car parked at a nearby apartment complex. A state police K9 unit started tracking Reardon. He was found in the tree.

Reardon faces charges of armed robbery, resisting arrest and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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