Police: Pawtucket man robbed same Subway twice at knifepoint

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Courtesy: Pawtucket Police Department

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) ─ A Pawtucket man was arrested Monday after he admitted to robbing the same sandwich shop twice within the past month, police said Tuesday.

Police allege Peter Lindley, 29, robbed the Subway restaurant on Mineral Spring Avenue at knifepoint on Sept. 27 and again on Oct. 11.

On Monday, a Subway employee contacted police and reported that the suspect was near the restaurant. When officers arrived, they found Lindley on Fairview Avenue, less than a block away from the Subway.

While being questioned by detectives, Lindley admitted to committing both robberies, according to police.

Lindley is charged with two counts of first-degree robbery.

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