AUGUSTA — Police continued searching Sunday for a suspect who robbed the Quick Mart on lower Western Avenue Saturday evening.

Images from a surveillance camera show an individual in a hooded winter jacket that appears to be blue and black.

The report of an armed robbery came in at 6:19 p.m., according to the call log.

The Augusta Police Department posted images of the suspect on its Facebook page at

The convenience store, which also has gas pumps, was open as usual on Sunday.

The store was also the scene of a robbery in January 2015.

Sgt. Daniel Boivin said Sunday that police were at the scene Saturday night for about two hours and brought in a tracking dog to try to trace the suspect who fled on foot.

“It remains under investigation,” he said.

Betty Adams — 621-5631

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