STANDISH — Three or four men pretending to be drug agents knocked down the door of a Standish home on Friday morning and stole purses and prescription drugs from the occupants at gunpoint, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department said.

The men ransacked the house and used plastic ties to handcuff four adults while a six-year-old girl watched, police said. The assailants claimed to be from the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.

The robbery occurred shortly after 6 a.m,  and took place at 1187 Pequawket Trail.

The assailants gathered the occupants together and held them in the living room, attached “flex cuffs” to two male victims and allegedly pointed a firearm to the head of one of the male victims.

They stole prescription narcotics along with money and cigarettes, and then fled the scene. Police said the assailants were dressed in black and wore masks.

Nobody was injured during the incident, and police currently have no suspects. Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office detectives and a forensic expert are investigating the incident.


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