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Four Greater Portland armed robberies in three days

Four armed store robberies over three days in the Greater Portland area

(NEWS CENTER Maine) -- Cumberland officials confirm the fourth armed robbery in three days across southern Maine.

Police dispatch tells NEWS CENTER Maine that the Irving station on Main St in Cumberland was hit somewhere around 8:00 Thursday night.

Two other similar robberies occurred in Westbrook and Falmouth Thursday.

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Falmouth officials said a man showed a handgun to the Lil' Mart cashier on Route 1 and demanded money. The man made away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Later in the day, the Westbrook Good Things Variety on Saco Street was robbed in a similar fashion. A man entered the store just before 1:00 PM, displayed a handgun, demanded cash and fled on foot.

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Both clerks reported the suspect as a white male between 5'7" and 5'9", wearing a gray or black hoodie and a face mask.

There is no description of the Cumberland suspect at this point.

The spate of robberies began Tuesday night at the Riverton Gas Station on Forest Ave in Portland. A man with a similar description showed a handgun while demanding cash.

If you have any information about these cases, call the Falmouth Police Department at (207) 781-2300, Portland Police Department at (207) 874-8575, or the Westbrook Police Department at 207-854-0644 or leave an anonymous tip at 207-591-8117.

NEWS CENTER Maine will update when more details become available.