December 5, 2012

18-year-old charged in robbery at Westbrook sandwich shop

Police said they got tips that led them to Jacob D. Lipman of Raymond, who was located in Wesbrook late Tuesday night.

From staff reports

WESTBROOK — An 18-year-old has been charged with robbing the Subway restaurant on Main Street Tuesday night.

Police said they got a call about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday saying that a man armed with a large hunting knife had robbed the Subway at 615 Main St. and then ran from the store with cash.

Officers and a tracking dog searched for the man, but were unable to find him. However, police said they got tips that led them to Jacob D. Lipman, 18, of Raymond, who was located in Wesbrook late Tuesday night.

Police said they recovered cash, a knife and a camouflage jacket and ski mask that they believe were used in the robbery.

Lipman was charged with robbery and is being held at the Cumberland County Jail.

 

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