Glamorous "Bombshell Bandit" Wanted in Valencia Bank Robbery - NBC Southern California

Glamorous "Bombshell Bandit" Wanted in Valencia Bank Robbery

Witnesses said the woman was wearing a wig and large sunglasses



    Glamorous "Bombshell Bandit" Wanted in Valencia Bank Robbery
    Investigators are searching for a woman nicknamed "Bombshell Bandit" who robbed a Bank of the West branch in Valencia June 6, 2014. She allegedly threatened to detonate a bomb if she was not given money.

    Police are looking for a suspect nicknamed the “Bombshell Bandit” who held up a Valencia bank by threatening to blow it up, authorities said. 

    The suspect walked up to the counter of a Bank of the West Branch June 6 and slipped a note to the teller, demanding large amounts of cash or else she would detonate a bomb, according to the FBI's Los Angeles office.

    Witnesses described the woman as glamorous -- donning a brown wig and big sunglasses at the time of the robbery, authorities said. 

    Witness were unable to identify the suspect's ethnicity, but described her as being between 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 125 pounds.

    The woman was also seen scouting additional banks in the area the day of the robbery. She got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

    Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact the the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department or the FBI, or call 911.

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