Police say a man broke into a Providence apartment at 18 Mansfield Street about 5 p.m. Friday. According to police, the suspect forced his way into the apartment and demanded money and jewelry.
Two residents were in the apartment at the time. One male was struck in the head with a handgun and a female was thrown to the floor while the suspect robbed the two of cash and a necklace.
Two younger children were in a bedroom in the apartment at the time, but were unharmed according to Providence Police.
Police are investigating at this time. If you have any information, please contact Providence Police at 401-272.3121.