Tilton story robbed at gunpoint

TILTON – Police were looking Wednesday night for a man who robbed a Rte. 3 convenience store at gunpoint in the middle of the afternoon.

Police Chief Robert Cormier reported a man walked into the Tilton Shop Express store at 622 Laconia Road in the Winnisquam section of town at about 3:30 and demanded money. The clerk said the robber was wearing a mask and pointed a gun right at him.

The clerk handed the clerk the money that was in the cash resister and the thief fed on foot behind the store.

The clerk described the suspect as a white male, tall and thin. He was wearing a dark colored, hooded sweatshirt, a dark mask and dark colored pants.

Anyone having information about the incident is asked to contact the Tilton Police Department at 286-4442 or the Tip Line at 855-286-6565.