Cranston armed robbery suspect surrenders

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The suspect in an armed robbery in Cranston has turned himself in to Providence Police.

19-year-old Montrell Hopper is accused of holding up the Ocean State Market on Dyer Avenue on March 25.

Investigators say Hopper walked in around 2:30 in the afternoon with a gun and stole cash and cigarettes.

He’s also accused of unsuccessfully trying to rob a customer in the store.

Hopper surrendered to police April 19. He’s facing two counts of 1st degree robbery, two counts of use of a firearm while committing a crime of violence and license required to carry a pistol in Cranston.

He’s also wanted by the Providence Police Department on 1st degree robbery charges.

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