Young Mom Charged With One-Day Robbery Spree
SAN DIEGO – A federal judge yesterday rejected a request for child visitation made by a young woman who allegedly left her 18-month-old child at home while she went out on a robbery spree, hitting a credit union and two banks in two busy hours May 10.
The 20-year-old suspect, Victoria Wilkerson, listened quietly Tuesday as tellers described the alleged crimes but sobbed openly when the visitation with her 18-month old daughter was discussed in court.
Authorities said Wilkerson was captured on security cameras at all three robberies, first at a Wells Fargo at 9:45 a.m., then at a Mission FCU branch an hour later, and just 15 minutes after that at a Chase Bank. She fled from the Chase branch after she was recognized – leaving the money behind.
One of the tellers involved described the suspect's demand note in court. It stated “Give me 100s, 50s, 20s. I have a gun. No dye packs. No tracers. Hurry.”
It was a fingerprint left on that note which led investigators to arrest Wilkerson.