Providence man arrested, charged in Somerville bank robbery

Courtesy: Somerville Police Department

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A Providence man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Somerville in early May.  

The FBI announced that 32-year-old Daniel Rosado, of Providence, will be charged in front of a federal judge in Boston after being taken into custody early Thursday morning.

Around 6:25 a.m. Thursday, members of the FBI Boston’s Violent Crimes Task Force, Somerville Police Department and the Providence Police Department took Rosado into custody.

Police said Rosado robbed the Middlesex Federal Savings Bank in Somerville on May 1st, firing handgun in the air, and leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.

An FBI spokesperson said a bystander attempted to tackle Rosado as he fled the scene, causing the suspect to drop his backpack. Authorities later located a handgun, ammunition, and $500 cash in the backpack.

 
Further investigation, including forensic analysis of the backpack, allowed investigators to link Rosado to the robbery.

Rosado faces the following charges

  • One count of Armed Bank Robbery
  • One count of Brandishing and Discharging a Firearm During a Crime of Violence
  • One count of Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Rosado will appear in Boston Federal Court Thursday.

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