WATERVILLE, Maine — A local man has been charged with robbery, theft and terrorizing after police say he robbed a bank and said he was armed with a bomb.
Forty-eight-year-old William Adamchak was arrested Monday on unrelated charges. He reportedly was wanted on a warrant.
Police said a witness called to report a suspicious man had entered the Bank of America branch and made a comment about a bomb.
Police then received an alarm from the bank and a report that a man had robbed it while saying he was armed with a bomb.
Police said the suspect left a backpack in the bank.
Adamchak was arrested on a nearby street after the caller followed him and reported where he was to police.
Police said they recovered the amount of money stolen from the bank on Adamchak.