GoLocalProv | Providence Middle School placed on lockdown
Friday, March 25, 2022
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A college in Providence was quarantined on Friday afternoon after construction workers’ tools were allegedly stolen.
About the incident
Police say Roger Williams Middle School was quarantined shortly before 2 p.m.
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Police said school employees reported that their tools, including knives, were stolen.
During the search of school grounds, police said knives – and tools – were recovered and two students were brought in for questioning.
Last in Providence
Four minors were allegedly involved in a van fire at the West End Community Center on Wednesday
As GoLocal reported:
Police were alerted shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday that a van had been set on fire by four minors at the West End Community Center on Bucklin Street.
Witnesses said the miners were seen inside the van by recreation center staff and ordered out, at which time a fire broke out and the van was engulfed in flames.