Pawtucket Rite Aid robbed in broad daylight

Police search for the man who robbed a Rite AId Tuesday morning.

PAWTUKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are searching for the person responsible for robbing a Rite Aid drug store Tuesday morning at gunpoint.

Investigators said the suspect walked into the store located at 727 East Avenue around 10:30 a.m. He approached the cashier, pulled out a small black gun and pointed it at the clerk.

The suspect demanded cash. The clerk gave the suspect the money, who then ran away. The clerk was not injured during the robbery.

The suspect was described as a white male, wearing a black knit cap, gray hooded sweatshirt, black coat and jeans.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Pawtucket Police Department at 401-727-9100.

Ask for Det. Laforest at extension 761.

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