‘I will hurt you’: Convenience store robbery suspect threatens store clerk with rock

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- Providence Police say they arrested a man who robbed a local convenience store and threatened the clerk with a rock.

Police say 40-year-old Justin Kulas robbed the City Gas Station on Elmwood Avenue just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

The store clerk told police that the suspect walked into the store and threatened him with a rock, saying “I will hurt you.” He grabbed $150 out of the register then fled down Elmwood Avenue.

After viewing surveillance video, patrolling officers spotted Kulas a few minutes later walking on Parkis Avenue, heading into Momo Mini Mart. Officers followed him into the store and placed him under arrest.

According to Providence Police, Kulas was not in possession of the money that he had stolen from City Gas Station.

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