BANGOR – The Bangor Police Department is continuing to investigate what they called a “suspicious incident” involving the disappearance of an employee of a local fast food restaurant. She was later found safe in Brewer.
Bangor Police said they are investigating the case as an organized scam. They believe the employee and the restaurant were victimized in this scam.
According to Bangor Police Sgt. Wade Betters, police received a call from a manager of a local fast food restaurant just after 8 a.m. Sunday. The manager reported having sent an employee to make a cash deposit earlier in the morning. The money wasn’t deposited and the employee never returned to work.
Police said around 11 a.m. Sunday morning, the missing employee was found in the parking lot of the Brewer Walmart.
The employee is safe, and as the investigation is ongoing police are not releasing more details right now.
We’re told no charges have been filed at this time.
This story has been updated from its original form.