Police arrest man accused of sexual assault

Blackstone Valley
PAWTUCKET SUSPECT_1560104190703.jpg.jpg

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager.

Investigators say a 17-year-old girl was attacked around 8 p.m. Friday in a wooded area between the Tomlinson Sports Complex and the Armistice Boulevard section of the bike path.

Police received a tip on Sunday that led them to arrest the suspect. 

After further investigation, they arrested Michael Haworth, 60, of Pawtucket, and charged him with first-degree sexual assault and kidnapping.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store

12 on 12 - Cold Case Cards: All In

More Cold Case Cards All In
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Veteran's Voices: Honoring Those Who Serve

More Veterans Voices

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 10/28/2020: Rep Anastasia Williams

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams

Community Events & Happenings

More Community

The Border Report Tour

More Border Report Tour