Police hunting for suspect in Pawtucket Credit Union robbery

Surveillance photos of suspect in Nov. 14 Pawtucket Credit Union robbery (Courtesy: Pawtucket Police)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are searching for a male suspect after a Pawtucket Credit Union branch was held up just after noon Tuesday.

According to Pawtucket police, the man entered the branch at 540 Broadway and passed a note to the teller demanding money and mentioning he had a gun, but no gun was shown.

Police said the suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported.

Police describe the suspect as a black male in his 30’s or 40’s with a stocky, heavyset build and standing between 6-foot-3 and 6-foot-4. He was wearing a black puffy jacket with the hood over his head, black pants and white sneakers at the time of the robbery.

With the help of a K-9 unit, officers were seen looking for the suspect in a residential area of nearby Japonica Street.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Detective Raymond Doran at (401) 727-9100 ext 742.