SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are searching for a trio who was caught on camera stealing several paintball guns from a Smithfield store.
Police said three men were seen on surveillance video stealing five Tippman paintball guns from Dick’s Sporting Goods on Oct. 13.
The men are described as follows:
- Suspect 1: African American male approximately 5’8″, 130 pounds, black afro-hair style
- Suspect 2: Hispanic male approximately 5’7″, 140 pounds
- Suspect 3: White male approximately 5’8″, 140 pounds, red/orange hair
The men drove off in a tan, older model Nissan Maxima with tinted windows. Police said there was no front license plate on the car.
Police mentioned several “drive-by paintball assaults” that have occurred in Providence over the past month, however, did not confirm if they are connected to the theft in Smithfield.