LINCOLN (AP) — A 47-year-old suspect was arrested about an hour after a woman robbed a bank branch in Lincoln.
Police said the woman was taken into custody about 3 p.m. Thursday. A police sergeant working at a hospital spotted the woman, who fit the description of the robber at the Bank of the West.
Police said the bank was robbed a little before 2 p.m. by a woman who walked in talking on a phone. She strode up to a teller and demanded money but didn’t show a weapon.
The robber left with cash that she stuffed into a large purse. Capt. Don Scheinost said officers found the bag empty in a restroom at the nearby Community Mental Health Center.
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