Police: Man stole large amount of cash from East Providence pet store


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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — East Providence police are looking for a man suspected of stealing money from Rumford Pet Center.

According to police, the suspect walked into the Warren Avenue business around 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13. After wandering around for a while, police said the suspect went into the back office, grabbed a large amount of cash from an unlocked safe, then walked out of the store.

The suspect is described as an African-American man in his mid- to late 40s who stands about 5-foot-10 and has a medium build. He was wearing glasses, a blue hooded Champion jacket, jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Det. Matthew McNulty at (401) 435-7600.

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