Police in Augusta, Maine, are searching for a suspect who broke into a home and pretended to be a police officer.
According to necn-affiliate WCSH, the man forced his way into an apartment on Northern Avenue early Wednesday morning.
The man struggled with residents and eventually fled on foot.
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Augusta officers, along with the Maine State Police attempted to locate the suspect but were unable to find him.
He is described as a male wearing a black mask and large hoodie.
The suspect was carrying a firearm and claimed to be an officer.
Officers believe this was not a random act and that the suspect was attempting to get money and drugs.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Augusta Police Department.