June 18, 2018
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Raymond man charged in baseball bat beating, robbery

The Associated Press

RAYMOND, Maine — A 31-year-old Maine man is in jail after allegedly beating a man with a baseball bat, threatening him with a gun and taking his money while he was taking a walk on a country road.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department said the victim was taking a stroll in Raymond at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday when two men attacked and robbed him.

Although badly beaten, the victim was able to provide descriptions of his attackers and their vehicle. He was treated at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston and is recovering at home.

Andrew Easter of Raymond was arrested Thursday night and charged with robbery. Police are looking for a second assailant.

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