PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are searching for a suspect after a Pawtucket laundromat was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.
Police tell Eyewitness News the man surprised a female employee in the back room of Laundromax and pointed a gun at her.
He then took all the money and fled the Mineral Spring Avenue business.
He is described as:
- Light skinned black or Hispanic male
- Early 50s
- Grey goatee
- Thin build
- 5’9″ Tall
- Wearing a black hooded sweatshirt
- White basketball shorts
- Black sneakers
- Carrying a black string bag with a yellow symbol
The gun is described as a small black revolver with a yellow handle, according to police.
The female clerk was not hurt.
Anyone with information should contact Pawtucket detectives at (401) 727-9100 x756 or x700.