Man Wanted for Weekend Robberies

Johnston and Providence Police are working to identify and find a man wanted for a robbery in each city Saturday night.

Johnston Police report that a man walked into a Walgreens on Putnam Pike around 730pm, showed a handgun, and escaped with cash and prescription pills. He was seen fleeing in a Volkswagen Beetle driven by another man and is described as a white man around 5 feet 6 inches tall with very distinctive blue eyes.  Most of his face was covered by a bandana, according to police.

Police believe the same man is responsible for a robbery on Smith Street in Providence earlier Saturday night.