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10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Charlestown

Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Fellowship Soup Kitchen
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Charlestown

Holiday book sale
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly

Chess Club
6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Westerly

GED Preparation Classes
9:15 a.m. - Noon Wyoming

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Police seek male suspect in robbery of bank branch

WESTERLY — Police are looking for a male suspect in connection with Tuesday’s robbery of the Washington Trust Company’s branch at McQuade’s Marketplace on Main Street.

The robbery was reported to police at 10:45 a.m.

Responding officers were told a male suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash after handing a teller a note demanding cash.

No weapon was shown.

The suspect is described as a white male, 30 to 40 years of age, with dark hair, a dark beard or goatee, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and carrying a backpack.

The investigation is ongoing and more details will be released as the investigation continues, according to a police department press release.

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