Man arrested in connection to Newport ave robberies

Olivia Cianci

A man has been arrested in connection with two gas station robberies and one attempted robbery.

Eris Bernard Fabre Martinez, a 24 year old Pawtucket resident, was taken from a friend's home on Friday after police found his car which matched the description of a vehicle involved in the robberies.

Martinez robbed a Newport Getty gas station at knife point on July 27th   and then again robbed the same station on August 1st after a failed attempt at robbing another location on the same road.

Prior to his arrest, Martinez had been described by witnesses as being a light skinned male, 5'8″ to 5'11″, 180-200 lbs and driving a red convertible with a white top.

Martinez is being charged with three counts of First Degree Robbery and is being held without bail.