Pawtucket police nab bank robber

Pawtucket police nab bank robber

PAWTUCKET - A suspect wanted in connection to the Aug. 7 robbery of a Citizens Bank branch located at 409 East Ave. has been apprehended, according to the Pawtucket Police Department. Police say the suspect is James Patterson (not the author), 44, of Brockton, Mass. He was brought to court Tuesday morning.

At approximately 4:50 p.m. on Aug. 7, a lone male subject entered the Citizens Bank wearing a hat, sunglasses and a scarf covering his face. The man ordered customers to the ground and then demanded money from tellers. After receiving the money, the suspect fled the bank on foot. A weapon was indicated but not shown. No one was injured during the incident.