Authorities examine armed house intrusion in North Providence


Heavy authorities existence on Wentworth Street in North Providence. Saturday, August, 6, 2022. (WLNE)

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)– North Providence authorities are examining after an armed house intrusion Saturday night.

The occurrence took place right before 6:30 p.m. on Wentworth Street.

Chief Alfredo Ruggiero stated 4 to 5 Black guys were using face coverings with pistols and extended publications prior to breaking through the front door. They then held a male and 2 females at gunpoint inside the house.

Ruggiero stated the guys took about $3,000 in money and perhaps drugs.

Witnesses stated they saw a blue Honda speed off.

The chief stated the victims are not complying and asked authorities to leave their house.

No injuries were reported.