Man wearing dress, sun hat wanted in Woonsocket bank robbery

Blackstone Valley

(Courtesy of Woonsocket Police)

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are scratching their heads as they ask for the public’s help identifying a man who wore a dress while robbing a bank Wednesday.

According to police, the man walked into the Santander Bank in Woonsocket wearing a pink dress, a floppy sun hat and sunglasses.

Police said the suspect fled the scene via bicycle.

Anyone with information on the suspect should contact Sgt. Kevin Sanford at (401) 767-8870 or

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