Coventry Police searching for suspect in bank robbery

Robber

COVENTRY, R.I (WLNE) – The Coventry Police Department is searching for a suspect connected to a bank robbery that happened at BankNewport Monday morning.

The suspect is reportedly a heavy set white male between 5’4” and 5’7” wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, according to bank employees.

The suspect approached the teller with a knife and demanded money. He left with an undetermined amount of money and fled in a white vehicle with dark-tinted windows.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Coventry Police Detectives, who are actively investigating the robbery.

©WLNE-TV/ABC6 2020

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