Authorities Release Description Of Woman Who Robbed Wells Fargo Over Weekend

The suspect is in her mid 30's and is suspected of striking 11 banks in the South Sound since December.

Authorities are looking for a woman suspected of robbing or attempting to steal from 11 banks in the South Sound since December, the most recent of which was the in University Place on Saturday.

The woman - a white female in her 30's - is suspected in the following robberies:

-Dec. 22 - U.S. Bank, Tacoma

-Jan. 5 - Key Bank, Tumwater

-Jan. 12, Key Bank, Tacoma

-Jan. 21 - Heritage Bank, Tacoma (attempt)

-Jan. 26 - Cathay Bank, Kent

-Jan. 27 - First Security Bank, Redmond

-Feb. 10 - U.S. Bank, Auburn

-Feb. 19 - Wells Fargo, University Place

-March 25, Sound Community Bank, Tacoma

-April 9, Wells Fargo in University

Authorities say that in all of the robberies, the woman allegedly gave bank tellers a note that indicated she was armed and wanted cash. She is described between 5-feet-5  and five-feet-8 inches tall, with a medium-heavy build. She is usually wearing a zippered hoodie, gloves, a black baseball hat, black-rimmed eyeglasses and a long wig.

CrimeStoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County is offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person in this case. Wells Fargo is also contributing up to $5,000 to that award.

If you have information, call 253-591-5959. All callers will remain anonymous.

Stephen April 12, 2011 at 03:14 PM


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