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Thieves break into Sparky’s restaurant in East Providence

Thieves break into Sparky’s restaurant in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Noted local eatery, Sparky’s Coney Island Systems on Taunton Avenue, fell victim to a robbery in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 29. According to the report of East Providence Police Detective Corporal Chris Ellinwood, the establishment was broken into some time between when it closed for business at approximately 2

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East Providence Police make arrest in Village Green crimes

EAST PROVIDENCE — Police arrested a suspect in the violent crimes committed in city Thursday night, Dec. 4, at the Village Green South apartment complex on Pawtucket Avenue. East Providence Police Detective Captain Richard Frazier reported a 16-year-old male was taken into custody Friday evening, Dec. 5, following the issuance of a search warrant for

A picture of the Santander Bank robbery suspect captured on security cameras.

East Providence Police search for suspect in Santander Bank robbery

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police are on the hunt for the suspect in a robbery at the Santander Bank branch on Taunton Avenue Thursday afternoon, Oct. 16. The incident occurred at approximately 4:20 p.m. Police units responded to the Santander location at 184 Taunton Avenue. As officers approached, dispatch received a 911 call which

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East Providence man arrested for armed robbery of Swansea bank

EAST PROVIDENCE — A 28-year-old city man was arrested last week for robbing a bank in Swansea. The East Providence Police Department, working with the Swansea and Barrington Police Departments, announced Thursday, Sept. 18, the arrest Allan Cuthill, of 102 Oak Ave., East Providence for the armed robbery of the Bay Coast Bank in Swansea

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East Providence Police seek information on robbery

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police are actively seeking a suspect and information for a robbery in city Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 6. At approximately 12:40 p.m., police responded to the report of a robbery at the Walgreen’s, 602 Warren Ave.  The male subject approached the pharmacy area of the store and demanded prescription medication. The