Cops release description of woman who robbed bank with bomb threat

Posted on: 8:39 pm, September 7, 2012, by , updated on: 04:57pm, September 8, 2012

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Chesterfield Police have released a description of a woman they say threatened to have a bomb during a bank robbery Friday afternoon.

Chesterfield Police Lt. Carpenter told CBS 6 a woman entered the Virginia Credit Union along the 13000 block of Jefferson Davis Highway around 4:00 p.m. The bank teller told police the woman said she had left a bomb at the bank, Lt. Carpenter.

Virginia State Police examined a package left at the bank and determined it was not an explosive. No one was hurt during the robbery.

Police describe the suspect as a black female, between 45 and 55-years-old, and about 5 feet 3 inches tall. Additionally, the suspect was seen wearing what appeared to be a short, reddish brown or auburn wig, sunglasses, and a white T-shirt.

Police believe the woman may be responsible for other bank robberies in the area. Police hoped to be able to release security cameras pictures soon.

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