Second Arrest / Salvation Army Robbery

February 20, 2018

On February 19, 2018 the Portsmouth Police Department arrested the following subject on an arrest warrant for Criminal Liability for Conduct of Another (Accomplice to Robbery):


Malgorzata Arabudzki

Age: 47

31 Holiday Drive Apt. D

Portsmouth, NH


This arrest stems from an armed robbery that occurred on December 18, 2017 at the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 2458 Lafayette Road. Two employees reported while exiting the store after closing they were approached in the parking lot by a white male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and ski mask pointing a gun at them asking for the money bag. The suspect obtained a bag and then fled the scene.


Arabudzki is being charged with a Class A Felony and was released on 10,000 personal recognizance. The case will be handled through the Rockingham County Attorney’s Office Felonies First program.


This is an ongoing investigation, anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Matthew Hester (603) 610-7502.