Police say they caught suspected serial bank robber


Police say they have caught the so-called ponytail bank robber who has hit several banks in the Providence area this month. Police told WJAR-TV that Vaughn Watrous, 35, of Providence is the suspect in a robbery Thursday night at the Citizen’s Bank inside the Stop & Shop store off Garfield Avenue. Police did not release details. Cranston and Providence police confirmed that Watrous is a suspect in four other bank robberies in Providence from Feb. 6 to Wednesday.

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