A police officer stands outside of 145 State Street where they are investigating a break-in at a pawn shop on Thursday morning in Bangor. Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik / BDN

Police are investigating a Thursday morning break-in at a pawn shop on State Street in Bangor

The break-in happened at the Buy and Sell Shop at 145 State St., according to Bangor police.

State Street remains open to traffic, but there’s a police presence in the area, and police have placed tape around a portion of the sidewalk in front of the pawn shop.

Police confirmed there had been a break-in but did not say what was stolen.

The right hand entrance door to the shop is shattered.

Police in Bangor are also investigating a break-in at the Bangor Region YMCA on Second Street. The YMCA building will be closed for the day Thursday while police investigate, the Y said in a Facebook post.

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Sawyer Loftus

Sawyer Loftus is a reporter covering Old Town, Orono and the surrounding areas. A recent graduate of the University of Vermont, Sawyer grew up in Vermont where he's worked for Vermont Public Radio, The...