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Augusta Man Charged with Holding up Bank at Gun Point 

Authorities say an Augusta man has been arrested on charges of holding up a Manchester bank at gunpoint, after a bank patron helped to capture him.Police say 36-year-old Jonathan Linton of Augusta demanded cash from a teller at the Gardiner Savings Bank this afternoon and fled in a pickup truck.A bank patron who was parked in the drive-through banking lane followed Linton and called police.Deputies with the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office arrested Linton three miles from the robbery.Authorities say Linton, who has an extensive criminal history, including convictions of burglary, theft, arson, assault on an officer, admitted to the bank robbery. He is being held on a parole violation and is expected to be arraigned on Wednesday.