Bangor police seek burglar who allegedly took 25 boxes of soap from laundromat

Posted Aug. 15, 2013, at 2:04 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Police are seeking a suspect who allegedly broke into a laundromat overnight Thursday.

Officer Dan Sanborn was dispatched to 340 Stillwater Ave. at 7 a.m. Thursday when the owner reported that sometime overnight a suspect entered the building, Bangor police Lt. Paul Edwards said.

The owner told the officer that the suspect damaged an ATM machine and a soap dispenser, according to Edwards, taking 25 boxes of laundry soap in the process.

It is not known whether the suspect got away with any cash from the ATM.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Sanborn at 947-7382. Those wishing to remain anonymous can press 6 to use the tip line.