June 20, 2018
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Bangor police seek suspect who threatened man with gun at Leadbetter’s

By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff

BANGOR, Maine — Police are looking for a man who allegedly pulled a gun on another man during an argument at a convenience store Tuesday night.

Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said officers were sent to Leadbetter’s on Hammond Street at 10:30 p.m. when the threat was reported.

When officers arrived, the suspect had fled, the sergeant said, but upon talking with the 38-year-old male victim, police learned the suspect had been sitting outside the store when the he confronted the victim.

The suspect began calling the victim names, according to Edwards, and when the victim confronted the suspect, he drew a handgun and quickly fled the scene.

Police checked video surveillance from Leadbetter’s but the suspect did not appear on any images.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-6 white male with a slim build, black hair with a bowl haircut, in his early 20s and with an unkempt appearance, the sergeant said.

Anyone with knowledge of the man’s whereabouts should contact Bangor police at 947-7384. The department’s anonymous tip line can be used by pressing extension 6.

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