‘We will kill’ bank robber strikes twice

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card The robber was described as being a white female in her early 20s with a slender build, light complexion and black medium-length hair. She wore a black zippered hooded cotton jacket, a blue Roxy T-shirt, blue jeans and was carrying a black cloth wallet with a window on it, Eimiller said. Her note demanded large bills and threatened that if the police were called, “We will kill,” Eimiller said. The robber said to hurry up and said, “I will kill if I have to,” Eimiller said. Authorities believe the same person robbed an Antelope Valley Bank branch in the 1600 block of East Palmdale Boulevard about 3:40 p.m. on Nov. 10, 2005. The suspect in that robbery also made a threat to kill and was described as being white or Middle Eastern, Eimiller said. In both robberies, no weapon was seen. In the Nov. 10 robbery, the woman was photographed by a surveillance camera talking on a cell phone inside the bank. Anyone with information is being asked to call the Palmdale sheriff’s station at (661) 267-4300. Karen Maeshiro, (661) 267-5744 [email protected] 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PALMDALE – Authorities are seeking a woman bank robber dubbed the “Will Kill Bandit” because of the threats she made in two Palmdale bank robberies. The FBI believes the woman robbed two East Palmdale Boulevard bank branches located within a block of each other, the first in November and the second Feb. 3. “She is called the Will Kill Bandit because in both robberies, her note said, ‘We will kill,”‘ FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said. “It’s not entirely rare. We have had our share of female bank robbers.” The most recent robbery occurred shortly before noon Feb. 3 at the Downey Savings & Loan branch in the 1700 block of East Palmdale Boulevard. last_img

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