A man suspected of robbing Unity Pharmacy April 9 eluded capture for more than a week before being taken into police custody April 18.

According to a press release from Waldo County Sheriff's Office, Andrew Sousa, 33, was located at a campsite in a wooded area in Brooks and took off on foot when Sheriff's Deputies and a Belfast K-9 unit arrived. After a short chase, police arrested Sousa — who will be charged with class B robbery — and took him to Waldo County General Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The robbery was reported April 9 and Sousa identified as a suspect April 13. His last known location was Brooks on the day of the robbery, where he escaped into a wooded area after being approached by police. Sousa allegedly stole prescription medication.

Law enforcement personnel from Waldo County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine State Police initially responded to the incident. The Sheriff’s Office was the primary investigating agency, with assistance offered by members of the public, Belfast Police, Maine Probation and Parole, Maine Computer Crimes Unit and Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

The investigation into the robbery is ongoing.