Police: Man assaulted, carjacked in South Providence

Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police are reaching out to the public for help as they investigate a carjacking.

According to police, a 21-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of his vehicle around 5:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of Poe and Oxford streets.

The victim suffered a head injury and was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment.

Police say the stolen vehicle is a black 2008 Kia with Rhode Island registration 1DJ769.

Anyone who spots the vehicle or has information is asked to call Providence police at (401) 272-3121.

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