Update: he has received his hat back, and medals .
Frank Poli and John DePetro
Listeners around state follow story of stolen hat.
Frank Poli of Providence.
Served Navy PT 349 in Pacific from 1942-1945.
On Veterans Day , a family member of Frank Poli called John DePetro on a WPRO to tell of her 91 -year-old uncle getting his hat stolen with his medals. Listeners offered to donate to a reward and phone lines lite up at WPRO. John DePetro promised to get involved to find the hat or have it replaced. Frank Poli had his hat stolen which carried his medals from WWII . Although it does not seem we will get his hat back, we are working to have the hat and medals replaced. Stay tuned for a public ceremony to honor this great man. Follow DePetro.com and listen to a John DePetro on WPRO.