NASHUA –– A 34-year-old man accused of robbery, criminal threatening with a deadly weapon and three counts of simple assault was arrested by Nashua Police, according to a department release.
Marques Stanford, who has no fixed address, was reported to have attempted to steal a man’s car keys on Sept. 12. When the victim tried to flee, Stanford chased him down and assaulted him.
The victim managed to escape to a local convenience store and barricade himself in the stock room.
Stanford followed him to the store, pacing around the premises with a large knife while asking about the victim’s whereabouts, according to the report.
Officers arrived on the scene after Stanford had fled.
He was located and arrested a short time later.
Following further investigation by detectives, Stanford was charged with robbery, criminal threatening and convicted felons, all Class B felonies, and three counts of simple assault, a Class A misdemeanor.
He was held on preventative detention and is scheduled for arraignment at the Hillsborough County Superior Court-South on Sept. 13 at 1 p.m.
Nashua Police Department is asking anyone with further information on the case to call the Crime Line at 603-589-1665.