WINDHAM, Maine — A bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon in Windham, and police were still looking for the suspect early that evening.

Police said a female entered Mechanic Savings Bank on Drive in Lane around 3:50 p.m. and demanded money. They said a handgun was seen during the interaction, and that the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Bank personnel complied with the demand, police said, and the female left the area on foot headed west, across the street, toward River Road.

Police described the suspect as a white female, about 5 feet tall, who at the time was wearing a gray sweatshirt and sunglasses.

No customers were inside the bank at the time of the robbery.

The search remained active and ongoing, as of about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windham Police Department at 207-892-2525, or email Sgt. Andrews at

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