Suspect Arrested in Nun Car-Jacking After Attempted Window Escape

23-year old Eric Tipple of North Providence was arrested Friday morning in connection with the robbery/carjacking of a retired nun in Pawtucket.

He was arrested at his home in North Providence, 159 Obed Street. As officers entered the apartment, Tipple tried to exit through a window and crawled onto the roof.  After a brief discussion with police, he re-entered the apartment and was placed into custody.

He has been charged with first degree robbery of an occupant of a motor vehicle and was arraigned in providence district court.