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Armed Robber Hits Aldi

Cranston Police are searching for a male suspect who attempted to rob the Aldi on Cranston Street with a semiautomatic handgun.

Cranston Police are searching for a man who walked into the Aldi Market on Cranston Street Monday afternoon with a semiautomatic weapon and demanded cash.

Police said the man, described as a white male wearing a black Callaway golf jacket, Callaway golf hat and a black and red scarf pulled over his face, stuck the gun into the ribs of a cashier at the checkout line.

The man, who appeared to be in his 40s of 50s, did not obtain any money and fled the store towards Franklin Street.

No vehicle was seen.

If you have any information, call Cranston Police at 401-477-5047. Det. Joseph Hopkins and Det. John Cardone of Cranston Police are leading the investigation.

Vinnie B. February 13, 2013 at 02:24 PM
They have a picture/video of this guy going out the door... Where is the picture/video of him going in?
Bob February 13, 2013 at 03:17 PM
Vinny Boom Batz....It was probably an black male from Providence....
Vinnie B. February 13, 2013 at 05:11 PM
Or it was an unemployed elderly troll from cranston.
Mike White February 13, 2013 at 09:35 PM
Desperate people do desperate things! Soon they will croos Gansett Avenue into the Stadium area & continue into the entire city!!!
Vinnie B. February 14, 2013 at 12:26 AM
soon? The Stadium area is closer to Providence, that area has been on the down side of the hill for over a decade already.

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