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Here's Why More Women Are Robbing Banks

These days robbers pass notes to tellers and often don't even brandish weapons

(Newser) - "You have 30 secs to empty all draws no pack/no dye. Give me all of it." The note was handed to a teller at a Capital Bank location in Lighthouse Point, Fla., in September 2015. The somewhat unusual part was who wrote it: a woman. More and more... More »

2 Robbers, Hostage Killed in Chase, Shootout: Cops

Fleeing suspects shot at cops, threw hostages from SUV

(Newser) - Fleeing bank robbers in Stockton, Calif., fired AK-47-style rifles at police and threw two hostages from a speeding SUV in a high-speed chase and shootout that left two suspects and one hostage dead and left bullet holes in 14 police cars and an unknown number of homes. A witness tells... More »

'Bomb' Strapped to Manager in LA Bank Robbery

She was ordered to rob bank or device would be detonated: cops

(Newser) - Two masked men kidnapped a Bank of America manager, strapped what they said was a bomb to her, and threatened to detonate it if she didn't rob her bank for them yesterday. She was driven to the bank after her kidnapping the previous night, and "was ordered to... More »

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