Cranston Police are searching for a man who robbed the BankRI at 2104 Plainfield Pike shortly before 6 p.m. tonight.
Police said the male suspect, who stands at approximately 6 feet tall with average build and salt and pepper hair placed an explosive device or facsimile on the counter and demanded money. He used a black duffel bag with an unidentified logo on the front.
The suspect was wearing dark shoes, blue jeans, a black crew neck shirt, a waist length brown leather coat and eyeglasses.
The suspect fled from the bank in a late 1990s or early 2000s four door silver sedan believed to be a Toyota Camry and was last seen heading west on Plainfield Pike.
Anyone with any information or who can identify the suspect is asked to call Cranston Police at 401-942-2211. Police said callers can remain anonymous, if desired.