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Police search for two menwho robbed Bangor Savings

Police on Saturday continued to search for two men who robbed a Bangor Savings branch in Winslow.

Staff at a Waterville emergency services dispatch center said Saturday there were no new developments and no arrests made in the case. Two men with handguns robbed the 78 China Road branch at 11:13 a.m. Friday, brandishing handguns, ordering everyone in the bank down on the floor and fleeing on foot with cash.

No employees or customers were injured in the robbery.

Both men were wearing heavily stained painting coveralls and wearing sunglasses.

One was between 50 and 60 years old, around 250 pounds, with a thick gray handlebar mustache, and the other was between 20 and 30 years old, taller, with a slight accent and a bandana covering the lower part of his face, he said.

Winslow police Sgt. Haley Fleming said interviews with bank employees were inconclusive about what kind of accent the man had.

Winslow police are leading the investigation, while Maine State Police and the Waterville Police Department are assisting with evidence collection. Fleming asked that anyone with information about the robbery call the Winslow Police Department at 872-5215.


Three people injured following three-car crash

Three people were taken to the hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries following a three-car collision Saturday morning.

Gorham police said the crash occurred shortly after 11 a.m. when Roger Mercaldi, 69, of Georgetown failed to yield to traffic when he tried to turn onto North Street from the Phinney Lumber yard.

According to police, the driver of a second car, Lorrie Mininger, 50, of Gorham, swerved to avoid Mercaldi’s car and hit another car, driven by Benjamin Tuttle, 49, of Gorham, who was stopped at a stop sign. Police said Mininger and one of her passengers, Robert Mininger, 52, were taken to the hospital, along with Tuttle.

Gorham police said the crash remains under investigation.


Police looking for man who robbed Domino’s Pizza

A man took an undisclosed amount of money in a robbery of the Domino’s Pizza on Route 1 Saturday afternoon, police said.

According to Kittery Police, a man wearing a gray or white hooded sweat shirt walked in the front door of the pizza restaurant around 2 p.m. and demanded money. After getting some money, the man left the immediate area on foot, police said, but may have gotten into a waiting vehicle. No weapon was shown and no injuries were reported, police said.

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