PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- A man posing as a police officer robbed a Providence man at gunpoint Sunday, police said.
The armed robber used an un-marked white car outfitted with strobe lights to stop the victim on Eastwood Ave. in Providence, police said.
The armed robber told the man to get out of his car, held a gun to his head and demanded money, the victim told Eyewitness News.
The robber got away with about $300.
Police describe the armed robber as a white man, clean cut and clean shaven and roughly 5' 7". He also has a tattoo on his right hand of 3 to 5 small dots. He was wearing black military style boots and a hat similar to those worn by military drill sergeants.
Police are also looking for the car of the suspect- a white, newer model Chevy with strobe lights in the grill and windshield area. There was no license plate on the front of the vehicle, police said.