Providence Police Union announces death of officer

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The Providence police union shared a photo of Officer Juan Robles, Sunday, July 3, 2022.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Providence Police Union announced the unexpected death of a police officer Saturday afternoon.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Brother Juan Robles. Taken far too soon. Those who knew Juan was truly blessed,” Providence FOP Lodge #3 said in a Facebook post.

The union described Robles as genuine, loyal, hard-working, kind hearted, and someone who touched everyone he met.

“Juan was all about his family and loved and cherished them. Let’s have a good show of support for the family, let them know we were all touched by Juan. We will surely miss you brother, rest in peace, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,” the FOP wrote.

The union said Robles leaves behind a wife and daughter.

To contribute to the Robles family, click here.

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