Police Searching For Suspect in NK Bank Newport Robbery

A white man reportedly robbed the Bank Newport on Ten Rod Road.

The North Kingstown Police Department is searching for a suspect who robbed the Bank Newport in North Kingstown.

According to a release from the NKPD, the man entered the bank – located in the Stop & Shop plaza off Ten Rod Road – around 2 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money. No weapon was shown. 

After the teller complied with his demands, the man reportedly fled the bank in a northerly direction toward Ten Rod Road.

He is described as around a white man around 5'10", medium build, unshaven and wearing a gray knit winter cap and dark full length overcoat.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or may have information about the robbery is encouraged to contact the NKPD at 401-294-3316 or email at tips@northkingstown.org. Callers or those emailing may remain anonymous if they do not want to provide their name.


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