Man Arrested After Rite Aid Robbery in Gardiner 

A man is in custody after a robbery at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Gardiner this morning.

Police say Jesse Mansir, 31, of Gardiner, was hiding in a wooded area off of Harrison Avenue.

Police found and arrested him just after 7 p.m. after an extensive manhunt.

Mansir allegedly awalked to the pharmacy counter this morning and handed the clerk a note demanding drugs.

Police say Mansir mentioned a firearm but a gun was not seen.

He’s being held at Kennebec County Jail.