Police: Man hit by suspect’s vehicle after witnessing larceny in progress

Blackstone Valley

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A 66-year-old man is recovering from two broken legs after police say he was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning in Pawtucket.

According to police, the victim had witnessed a larceny in progress and was hit by the suspect who was fleeing the scene around 6 a.m. on Mineral Spring Avenue.

The man was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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