By: News Staff


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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Rhode Island State Police are investigating after a police cruiser was stolen Thursday morning.

State Police say the incident occurred during a traffic stop on Route 146 at approximately 9 a.m. Thursday.

The cruiser was recovered after being abandoned in Providence at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Mashapaug Street.

Police are currently searching for the suspect and the incident is under investigation.