Woman Bandit Is No Lady

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MIAMI - (10/22/04) -- Police searching for a middle-agedwoman they believe is responsible for 10 armed robberies sinceApril, at least three of them at area credit unions. The suspect isbelieved to have worked in banking because she seems to know theinner workings of financial institutions, which shows in the notesshe hands to tellers, police said. In each of the notes she impliedshe has a gun but never shows it. In each of the hold-ups she wearsdark sunglasses and a floppy hat or a bandana to conceal her face.The suspect has hit People's CU, twice and Eastern Financial CU,and seems to favor Wachovia, robbing four of the banking giant'sbranches during the spree.

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