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Silver Alert issued for local man Cranston Police on Tuesday issued a Silver Alert for an 86-year-old local man that is missing and believed to be in danger.

Quentin Turtle is described as standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing 185 pounds, with gray, balding hair and brown eyes. He was last seen in the area of Garden Hills Drive in Cranston, wearing blue jeans, a tan jacket, white sneakers and a navy University of Rhode Island hat.

Police believe Turtle's possible destinations include the URI campuses in Providence or Kingston and a residence on Ellis Street in Barrington. His vehicle is a blue 2003 Buick La Sabre bearing Rhode Island veteran registration 7517.

Anyone with information regarding Turtle's whereabouts is asked to contact Cranston Police at 942-2211. Police: Man used pepper spray on employee during Dollar General incident Police are seeking the community's help in identifying a man who used pepper spray on a store clerk during a recent robbery.

According to a Cranston Police, the suspect entered the Dollar General store on Broad Street at approximately 8 p.m. on Feb. 23. The man began to fill a clear plastic bag with merchandise before exiting the store without making any attempt to pay.

As the man was leaving, an 18-year-old employee attempted to stop him. The suspect is said to have sprayed the employee in the face with pepper spray before fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect's identity is asked to contact Detective Joseph Hopkins at 477-5065 or jhopkins@cranstonpoliceri.com. Tips can also be submitted by calling the department's direct line at 942-2211 or visiting its website, cranstonpoliceri.com. Break-in suspect seen on home security video A break-in suspect captured on a home video security system is being sought by Cranston Police.

The owners of a Smith Street residence in Edgewood reported receiving an alert about movement in their home at approximately 4 p.m. on Feb. 25, according a press release. The homeowners checked the video from the system, which showed the intruder taking several items before fleeing the scene prior to the arrival of police.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect's identity or location is asked to contact Detective Bob Lindsay at 477-5142. Tips may also be submitted by calling the department's direct line at 942-2211 or visiting its website, cranstonpoliceri.com.

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