UPDATE (3:50 p.m.) : Woonsocket Police Det. Sgt. Matt Ryan says the department is seeking the public's help in locating two men involved in the robbery of JB Liquors this afternoon.
Ryan said the robber, a black male wearing a red hoodie, brandished a black hand gun during the incident. His accomplice, who drove a light silver colored Volkswagen Jetta waiting outside the store, is a heavyset black male, Ryan said.
The pair fled in the Jetta down Wood Ave. into the city, Ryan said.
Ryan asked anyone with information on the robbery or the whereabouts of the two men to call the Woonsocket Police department at 401-766-1212 or the Woonsocket Police Department's anonymous tip line at 401 769-4444.
Breaking news (1:30 p.m.) WPRI.com reports a man armed with a gun robbed on Social Street this afternoon, at about noon.
The man showed a gun inside the store, received an unknown amount of cash, and left in a waiting vehicle driven by a second man. Police are reviewing video of the incident. No one was injured.