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Would-be Robber Beaten, Kidnapped

Sep 22, 2018 - Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE \x97 A man was beaten and kidnapped after a robbery attempt went wrong early Wednesday, Providence police said.

The suspect-turned-victim, police said, took out a firearm at a Manton Avenue home and tried to rob people he knew. That gun may have been a BB gun, they said.

The man was overpowered by his would-be victims, who then assaulted him, drove him to Woonsocket, and threw him off an embankment, police said.

“Everybody’s getting charged,” said Maj. David La...