Deliver driver assaulted during robbery attempt in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Pawtucket police are investigating an attempted robbery in the city Saturday afternoon.

According to police, a delivery man was assaulted at about 1:30 p.m. outside the Domino’s Pizza at 208 Dexter St. The suspect attempted to rob the man but was unsuccessful, police said.

The victim was brought to Memorial Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Police described the suspect as a light-skinned, African American male, approximately 18 or 19 years old.

The incident remains under investigation by the Pawtucket Police Major Crime Unit.