Wanted: Pawtucket Armed Robbery Suspect

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are searching for the man responsible for robbing a gas station convenience store in Pawtucket Tuesday night.

The robbery happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Sunoco gas station located at 81 School Street. The suspect was described as being a white male wearing a dark hooded jacket, hat, and jeans.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the store, pointed a black colored gun at the clerk and demanded cash.  The clerk then gave the suspect cash from the register. Police said the suspect ran away. The clerk was not injured during the commission of this crime.

Surveillance footage captured an image of the suspect as he entered the store. Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Pawtucket Police Department at 401-727-9100 and ask for Det. Laforest at extension 761.

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