September 18, 2013

Two men arrested after theft of beer, threats in Gray

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

GRAY — Two men face felony charges after allegedly walking out of a convenience store with beer and refusing to pay Tuesday night.

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Christopher Chambers, left, and Nicholas Norton

Christopher Chambers, 27, whose last known address was in Portland, walked out of the Circle K convenience store at 255 Shaker Road in Gray at 10 p.m. with a 12-pack of Shipyard beer and threatened the store clerk, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.

Outside the store, Nicholas E. Norton, 25, who lives nearby on Shaker Road, also threatened the clerk, the sheriff’s office said.

Sheriff’s deputies and troopers with the Maine State Police arrested the two a short distance away on charges of robbery.

No weapon was shown and nobody was injured.

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