NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating an armed home invasion on Wentworth Street in North Providence.
North Providence Police Chief Alfredo Ruggiero told 12 News around 6:20 p.m. Saturday, four to five Black males wearing face coverings while armed with “black handguns with extended magazines,” broke through the front door of the home.
Ruggiero said the suspects held three adults (one man and two women) inside the home at gunpoint. The chief said they were not harmed.
“At this time they are are not being cooperative and requesting that police vacate their home,” Ruggiero added.
Ruggiero said the suspects stole approximately $3,000 in cash “and possibly drugs.”
Witnesses told detectives they saw a blue Honda take off from the scene at a high rate of speed, according to the chief.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.