Augusta police investigating third robbery in 10 days

Posted Sept. 01, 2011, at 5:07 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Police in Maine’s capital city remain busy with robbery suspects, as police are hunting for a man whom they say robbed a Bangor Street convenience store Thursday morning.

The robbery marked the second convenience store robbery since Sunday and the third robbery in 10 days.

Augusta Detective Sgt. Matthew Clark told the Morning Sentinel a white man who concealed his face with clothing entered the Mobile on the Run at 2:25 a.m. Thursday and demanded cash.

The clerk gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money, and the man fled the scene on foot.

The man is between 20 and 30 years of age, stands about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs between 150 and 170 pounds. He was wearing dark jeans, a dark colored long sleeve shirt, a light colored baseball cap with a design, gloves, and dark sunglasses.

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