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Coastway bank robbery in East Greenwich

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By: Gilannie Pangburn

Twitter: gilanniej05

Friday afternoon the East Greenwich Police Department responded to a Coastway Community bank located on 5750 Post Road for a report of a robbery.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 30 years of age, 5'6" tall with a thin build and having a light colored goatee. Suspect was wearing a white long sleeved thermal style t-shirt, light colored blue jeans, white sneakers, a black Nike baseball cap with a logo on the front and sunglasses.

During the robbery the suspect was carrying a messenger style bag over his left shoulder, handed the teller a note demanding money. A weapon was never displayed but was mentioned in the note. After getting away with an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect ran North on Post Road towards Clemente Dr.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the East Greenwich Police Department at:


- East Greenwich Police Department

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