UPDATE: EP Police Make Arrest in Riverside Armed Robbery
Aggressive Police Investigation Leads to Arrest
ARREST HAS NOW BEEN MADE:
The East Providence Police Department has issued a statement regarding a recent Armed Robbery that occurred at the Riverside Gas station located at 3339 Pawtucket Avenue in the Riverside section of the City.
"On Tuesday 12/11/18, East Providence Police officers responded to Riverside Gas, 3393 Pawtucket Avenue, for the report of an armed robbery in progress. Upon arrival, two suspects had fled the area. East Providence Police detectives immediately began their investigation. As a result, we are pleased to report the first suspect has been arrested.
Timothy Jordan, age 25, of Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside RI, is being charged with:
- 1st DEGREE ROBBERY
- CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ROBBERY"
The investigation remains active
"Members of the East Providence Detective Division have been aggressively investigating this crime. The investigation, with assistance from other units within the police department has resulted in two suspects being identified. One of the suspects is a 25 year old male and the other suspect is a juvenile.
Investigators from the East Providence Police Department had executed a search warrant at an apartment complex located at 39 Bullocks Point Avenue. During the execution of the warrant, multiple items of evidentiary value were located at that residence. There was no one home at the residence at the time the warrant was executed," said Lt. Raymond Blinn in his statement.
Anyone with information please call the East Providence Police at 401-435-4600.