Suspects accused of mugging 54-year-old man

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence police have arrested two alleged gang members accused of attacking and mugging and 54-year-old man.

According to police, Brian Ouk and Abel Fuentes approached the victim on Cranston Street and asked him if he wanted to buy pills.

When he refused, police said they grabbed his iPhone, punched him and kicked him to the ground.

Officers caught the suspects running from the scene.

Ouk, 24, and Fuentes, 18, are both charged with first-degree robbery.

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