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Fireworks Stand Robbed In Manchester

KnifeManchester Police are investigating a robbery of a fireworks stand early Tuesday morning. A man armed with a knife robbed the stand located in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
According to a police report filed by Manchester Police Officer Trey Adcock, Wesley Coppinger was working at the fireworks stand just after midnight. The man with the knife entered the location and put the weapon to Coppinger’s throat. The white male demanded money from the register and the clerk gave the thief an undisclosed amount of cash. The victim advised the officer that the robber was in the business about five minutes before committing the robbery.
The robber was described by a male second victim, who was also at the business, as being a white male who was about 6 feet tall and weighed approximately 250 lbs. He was wearing Khaki shorts with a cut off T-shirt.
If you have any information that could help police please call 728-2099.