Westbrook police searching for robbery suspect

Posted April 23, 2012, at 4:59 p.m.
Last modified April 23, 2012, at 5:30 p.m.

WESTBROOK, Maine — Police are searching for a man who allegedly held up a convenience store on Saturday.

Westbrook police Sgt. Timothy Morrell said in a news release the robbery took place about 4:15 p.m. at Art’s Variety on Spring Street.

The male suspect allegedly went into the store and demanded cash from the clerk. He indicated he had a gun but did not display one, the release said. The suspect, who is described as being between 5 foot 10 inches and 6 feet tall with a medium build, escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The man was wearing a black winter jacket, black ski mask and a camouflage shirt, according to the release.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Westbrook Police Department at 854-0644.

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