Authorities in Lincoln County arrested a woman they say robbed a bank in Bristol on Monday morning.

Lt. Michael Murphy of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect late Monday night as April Blake, 46, of Waldoboro. She was charged with robbery.

Detectives, acting on a tip, interviewed Blake at her home and she admitted to committing the robbery, Murphy said in a statement. Cash and other evidence were seized from Blake’s home.

She was transported to the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, where she was being held Monday night pending her first court appearance.

Murphy said the robbery happened at 9:42 a.m. at the Bristol branch of the Damariscotta Bank and Trust, at 2578 Bristol Road. The bank is next door to C.E Reilly and Son Grocery.

Police say Blake was last seen wearing a light-colored coat over a blue, hooded sweatshirt, blue pants and sneakers. She may have been driving a red Chevrolet extended-cab pickup truck.

No weapon was displayed during the robbery and no one was hurt. Police are not disclosing the amount of cash that Blake allegedly made off with.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in its investigation by the Damariscotta Police Department and the K-9 unit of the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office.

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