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Public’s Assistance Led the FBI and Hooksett Police Department to Identify Wanted Hooksett Bank Robber
Bank Robber Found in Manchester, New Hampshire

FBI Boston December 20, 2011
  • Special Agent Greg Comcowich (617) 223-6110

BOSTON—The FBI’s Boston Division and the Hooksett Police Department, Hooksett, New Hampshire, issued a press release December 12, 2011, seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a bank robber who is alleged to have robbed a bank at gunpoint in Hooksett, New Hampshire. The robber was considered armed and dangerous.

On December 13, the Hooksett Police Department received a tip from an individual who had seen a media account on the effort of the Hooksett Police Department and the FBI to identify the person responsible for the robbery at the Bank of America in Hooksett. As a result of further investigation, the Hooksett Police Department obtained a New Hampshire State arrest warrant for the suspect, identified as 35-year-old David Griffin.

Based on the circumstances, the FBI and Hooksett Police requested the assistance of the Manchester Police Department’s SWAT to assist in arresting Griffin. Upon entry into the apartment, SWAT officers discovered a deceased male, the apparent victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police identified him as David Griffin.

Manchester Police Department issued a release on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 identifying David Griffin as the wanted bank robber.