Police investigating an attempted robbery in Providence


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Police in the Capital City are investigating after an attempted robbery Friday night.

Police say a 53-year-old man was leaving Atwells Mini Mart on Atwells Avenue around 7:50 p.m. when he was allegedly assaulted by two Hispanic males.

Police told Eyewitness News, the suspects hit the man in the head and attempted to reach into the man’s pockets.

The victim resisted, and the two suspects took off on foot. The victim refused medical treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Providence police.

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