PROVIDENCE — A man wearing a surgical mask and armed with a handgun robbed a Smith Street convenience store Friday night, police say.
According to police, the employee of the GI Joe convenience store at 445 Smith Street reported a man walked into the store and pulled out a black handgun. The man told the employee that he had “10 seconds” to give what he had. The employee opened the cash register and gave the man about $40, according to Commander Thomas Verdi.
The man fled down Chalkstone toward Camden Avenue, police said. Police responded to the incident just after 10 p.m.
No arrests have been made, but police are investigating, police said. In addition to the surgical mask, police described the suspect as wearing a green jacket and jeans.
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