Update: Police Say Woman Tried to Rob 2 Convenience Stores in One Week
Police say a Bangor transient tried to rob two convenience stores in one week. Both Brewer and Orono Police believe that 31-year-old Cara Hussey tried to take money from stores in each town. At 4 am Thursday, she was arrested after taking money from a safe inside Orono’s Big Apple store on Route 2, responders said.She used to work there. Hussey was taken to the Penobscot County Jail. After learning of this incident, Brewer Police questioned her about an attempted robbery, Tuesday morning, at the North Main Street Circle K. Investigators say that similarities between the two crimes and Hussey’s description led to her being questioned. This afternoon she was charged with attempted robbery in relation to the second incident. She is currently being held on $5,000 bail.