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Warwick Man Hospitalized in Warwick Avenue Home Invasion

The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
The Warwick Police Department is located at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.

Warwick, RI – Warwick Police report a Warwick Avenue man was assaulted this afternoon when two men forced their way into his home at about 4:49 p.m., then fled in a dark colored SUV.

Police do not yet know if anything was taken from the home during the attack.

Warwick officers responded to the 2136 Warwick Ave. residence for a report of a man bleeding. When they arrived, they found Antonio Rivera, 22, who lives there, suffering from what police described as non-life-threatening injuries received during the assault.

Rivera was transported to Kent County Memorial Hospital.

Police are investigating the incident.

Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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