Warwick Police searching for attempted robbery suspect
By News Staff
WARWICK (WLNE) – Police are looking for a suspect in an attempted robbery Thursday afternoon in Warwick.
Police said the suspect attempted to steal a female victim’s backpack outside the Cumberland Farms located at 1291 Warwick Avenue Thursday afternoon before he was fought off by the victim’s friend.
Surveillance video shows the subject attempting to break into vehicles and hiding behind a dumpster toward the rear of the business prior to the attempted robbery.
The suspect is described as a male, in his 60s, standing 5’8” tall and weighting 175 pounds. He has blue eyes and long, dark-colored hair with a receding hairline.
Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to contact Warwick Police at 401-468-4259.
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