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Johnston man arrested; Suspected of robbing multiple local businesses

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Johnston resident Kenneth Hassell, was arrested Wednesday and charged with five counts of first-degree robbery; Four in Cranston, and one in Warwick.

The first robbery happened Tues. April 16th at the Valero store in Warwick, which was followed by another at the 7-Eleven on Reservoir Ave. in Cranston the following day, which was followed by two more robberies in Cranston over the week. The suspect in all four robberies was described as a man in his 40's, wearing sunglasses, and brandishing a handgun.

Hassell has a status conference scheduled for May 7th; He is being held without bail.

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