EP Police Report Armed Robbery at Newport Ave. Donut Shop
This morning (11/22/17) at approximately 7:00 am, the East Providence Police were dispatched to the Honey Dew Donut Shop located at 100 Newport Avenue for an armed robbery.
At approximately 7:00 am an unknown male entered the Honey Dew shop wearing a blue ski mask. He displayed a knife and ordered the employees to give him all of the cash. After taking the cash from the register, the suspect fled the store and got into a waiting vehicle that was outside.
The suspect is described as a dark skinned, possibly Hispanic, male with a medium to stocky build. He was approximately 5’07 to 5’09 in height, had acne on his cheeks, and spoke with a strong accent.
The vehicle that the suspect got into was occupied by an unknown individual and fled the area. The suspect vehicle was a 2006 Mercury Milan 4 door, color silver, bearing RI registration AT-482. This vehicle showed to be stolen from Central Falls on November 21, 2017.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the East Providence Police Department Detective Division at 401-435-7600.
There were no injuries in this incident.