Woman claims she was hit in face with brick, robbed

A Providence woman told police she was hit in the face with a brick during a robbery in the city's West End on Wednesday night.

Police said 18-year-old Virgen Sestre was leaving the Checks Cashed store on Cranston Street when she was attacked.

She told police a man took her money and ran off.

Police said they are currently reviewing surveillance video of the incident.

The woman was treated at Rhode Island Hospital.