PITTSFIELD – Police are actively searching for a person they say was involved in an armed robbery at a local restaurant Tuesday in Pittsfield.
According to Maine State Police on Facebook, it happened at Richie’s Pizza on Main Street in Pittsfield Tuesday afternoon.
In a post on social media, police say the man claimed to have a gun and fled on foot.
Pittsfield Police Chief Pete Bickmore confirmed reports of an armed robbery, and said a manuhunt is underway for the suspect.
Bickmore told ABC 7 & FOX 22 numerous police agencies, police canines and helicopters are searching the area for the alleged robber.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the Maine State Police in Augusta at (207) 624-7076.