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Update: Man arrested after Brewer bank robbery

Timothy Larabee, 51, of Brewer was charged with robbery after authorities said he went into the bank and threatened staff, demanding money and claiming he had a gun.

BREWER, Maine — Update 9:41 p.m.: 

Police have charged Timothy Larabee, 51, of Brewer, with robbery after authorities said he went into the bank and threatened staff, demanding money and claiming he had a gun. 

In a Facebook post, the Brewer Police Department said Larabee fled before officers arrived. He was found near a hotel not far away and taken into custody. 

He was also charged with violation of release conditions, authorities said. 

"The Holden Police Department, Maine State Police, Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, and fire marshall’s office all assisted with the initial response," the post states.  

Original story: 

A man was detained in connection with a Brewer bank robbery on Tuesday afternoon, police say. 

The Brewer Police Department said officers were called to Bangor Savings Bank on Wilson Street at 4:09 p.m.

Police didn't name the detained individual and said they couldn't provide any more information until further investigation. 

There is no danger to the public at this time, authorities said. 

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