WESTBROOK – Agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this morning raided a Westbrook home and a restaurant on the Westbrook/Portland line.

Similar raids have been reported at restaurants in Brewer, Waterville and Lewiston.

The raid of the residence, at 100 Bridge St., near the Dana Warp Mill, involved Westbrook police officers as well as federal agents. Agents could be seen talking to a man outside the residence.

Agents also raided Kon, an Asian restaurant on Brighton Avenue in Portland, near I-95 and the Westbrook line.

Officials from ICE referred all questions to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, which declined comment at the time. The raid coincided with raids at Super China Buffet in Waterville and Twin City Buffet in Brewer, as well as at a home in Brewer, which have been reported by Current Publishing’s media partner, WCSH6 NEWSCENTER, which also reported that a sign at the Brewer restaurant said it is closed today. The Lewiston Sun Journal is reporting an ICE raid at a restaurant in Lewiston, as well.

Check back to keepmecurrent.com for more on this developing story.

Federal agents and Westbrook police raided a home at 100 Bridge
St. in Westbrook this morning. (Staff photo by Ben Bragdon)
Agents talk to a man, second from right, outside a residence on
Bridge Street in Westbrook Wednesday morning. (Staff photo by Ben
Kon Asian Bistro, on Brighton Avenue in Portland, near the
Westbrook line, was raided by federal agents Wednesday morning.
(Staff photo by Mike Higgins)

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