State Police Arrest Suspect in Recent New Hampshire Bank Robbery

Massachusetts State Police Media Release — 02222014 — State Police Arrest Suspect in Recent New Hampshire Bank Robbery

At approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning, troopers assigned to the Leominster State Police Barracks, C-Troop Headquarters in Holden, the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section, and the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office developed information in conjunction with the Leominster and Fitchburg Police Departments as to the location of a man who robbed a bank in New Ipswich, NH on Friday, February 22, 2014.

Further information indicated ERIC LORD, 43, of Greenville, NH, was planning an additional robbery the night of February 22 in the Leominster/Fitchburg area.  That information led to the location of LORD at a commercial property in Leominster prior to his having the opportunity to carry out the additional robbery.  He was taken into custody without incident with the additional assistance of the State Police K9 Section.  LORD is currently being held without bail and will be arraigned Monday in Leominster District Court as a Fugitive from Justice.  At this time, he faces no additional charges in Massachusetts; however, the facts and circumstances concerning his potential plans in the Leominster/Fitchburg area remain under investigation.  Details concerning the underlying case in New Hampshire should be directed to the New Ipswich, NH Police Department.

No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.