Officer Michael Raymond of the Augusta Police Department secures an SUV on Wednesday that police seized on Route 17 when apprehending a suspect in the armed robbery Saturday of the Camden National Bank branch at 21 Armory St. in Augusta. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

AUGUSTA — Augusta police have arrested a suspect in the armed robbery Saturday of the Camden National Bank branch at 21 Armory St., according to officials.

Joshua Brougham, 37, of Gardiner was arrested Wednesday and being held at the Kennebec County Correctional Facility, with no bail allowed.

At the scene of the arrest, near a gas station on Route 17 in Augusta, police seized a tan SUV, according to officers.

Chief Jared Mills of the Augusta Police Department confirmed an arrest had been made.

In a statement released Wednesday evening to the news media, Deputy Police Chief  Kevin Lully said Augusta police, in conjunction with the FBI, identified and apprehended Brougham.

On Saturday, Augusta police were called to the Camden National Bank on Armory Street for a reported bank robbery.


Police say a man entered the bank at about 11:30 a.m., showed a gun and demanded money. He then fled on foot before police arrived.

No one was hurt and police could not initially confirm whether whether any money was taken.

On Monday, Augusta police released a photograph and description of the person suspected in the robbery, who was described as a white male between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and 150 to 180 pounds, wearing a brimmed hat, light-colored protective mask, dark jacket, dark shirt and dark athletic pants, possibly with a white stripe.

This story to be updated. 

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