Police hunt for suspect in Bangor robbery

Posted March 29, 2009, at 8:28 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor police are investigating a robbery Friday night at the Tom T. Irving Store at 1123 Broadway.

The suspect fled on foot toward the Burleigh Road area but was not found in a search of the area later that night, according to a press release from Bangor Police Department.

Police said in the release that the incident occurred around 9:08 p.m. when a female clerk called police to report she had been robbed. She told police a lone male suspect wearing a black hooded shirt, a mask over his face, gloves, and a red or orange backpack pointed at the clerk what appeared to be a black semiautomatic handgun.

The suspect demanded and received an undisclosed amount of cash after which he fled the scene.

There were no injuries. The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact Detective Tim Cotton at 947-7384.