Would-be Robber Beaten, Kidnapped
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...