Woman who attempted to rob Smithfield bank caught

Smithfield police share this photo of a woman who's accused of trying to rob Bank RI, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023.

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WLNE) — The Smithfield Police Department said it identified and charged the woman accused of trying to rob a bank on Wednesday.

Carlen Rodriguez, of Providence, was charged with assault with intent to commit specified felonies.

The 39-year-old was accused of attempting to rob Bank RI on Putnam Pike.

Police said Rodriguez was released on $5,000 surety bail.

Her pre-trial conference date is set for Dec. 1.

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