Add another example to the growing list of burqa bank robberies in the US.
Police are searching for a woman who claimed to have a bomb during a bank robbery on Thursday, June 23.
Taylor Police is seeking the public’s help in identifying a female suspect caught on surveillance during a bank robbery at approximately 9:45am.
The suspect entered the Monroe Bank & Trust, located at 7146 Pelham, and spent several minutes inside waiting for customers to leave.
The suspect approached the teller and presented two notes on bank forms that she had gotten from the location.
The notes announced a robbery and indicated that the defendant had a bomb. In the notes the defendant demanded, “give me all your 100’s and 50’s, I have a bomb and will blow up all U.S citizens”.
The suspect left the location with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was observed leaving in a light colored car, possibly gray or silver, which was parked on a nearby side street.
Surveillance video suggests that there was a second person in the vehicle who drove the defendant away from the location.
The suspect is described as a female, possibly Arabic, light skinned black or white, 5’4″-5’5″, medium build.
Wearing dark pants and short sleeve shirt (possibly medical scrubs), long sleeved pink shirt, black head wear that included a patterned scarf. The vehicle she escaped in was light colored vehicle, possibly silver or gray.
Anyone with information is asked to call Taylor Police at 734-287-6611.