Bomb Latched to Hostage's Leg by Bank Robber: Cops Frantic woman, 73, warns bank workers By Mary Papenfuss, Newser User Posted Jan 9, 2012 11:32 PM CST Updated Jan 10, 2012 2:43 AM CST 3 comments Comments Cash (©401K) (Newser) – An elderly female hostage was sent to rob an Arkansas bank with what she believed was a bomb strapped to her ankle, according to police. When Betty Davis, 73, entered, she told bank employees, who called the cops. A bomb squad evacuated the bank and successfully removed the device, but were still checking to determine if it's actually a bomb. Before police could arrest the man who booby-trapped his hostage, he had already fled from her home, taking the family pick-up, but leaving his other hostage, the woman's husband, behind—tied up but unharmed. Police are still out hunting their man, reports AP.