A Bank robbery with pink handbag: in North Carolina arrested «Pink bandit»

A woman named CIRCE Baez, 35 years old, is accused of robbing four banks on the East coast since July 20. The Federal government gave it the nickname «the Pink bandit» (Pink Lady Bandit) because of the distinctive pink bags that she was wearing, at least during two of its robberies.

A Bank robbery with pink handbag: in North Carolina arrested «Pink bandit»Credits: FBI/Pitt County Sheriff’s OfficeA Bank robbery with pink handbag: in North Carolina arrested «Pink bandit»Credits:FBI/Pitt County Sheriff’s Office

In a press release the FBI said that 36-year-old CIRCE Baez and 38-year-old Alexis Morales was arrested Sunday at a hotel Inn & Suites in Charlotte, the cost is $ 50 per night on West sugar Creek road in North Carolina.

The FBI reports that a robbery had occurred for one simple reason: a woman came to the window at the Bank and just showed the employee a note demanding to give her the money. How much money in the end, she managed to get thus, is not specified.

The first robbery occurred July 20 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, about 23 miles West of Harrisburg. Three days later, authorities said that the «Pink bandit» robbed a Bank in Rehoboth beach, Delaware, on the Eastern coast of the state.

The #PinkLadyBandit struck again in NC. She hit a bank in Hamlet yesterday. The #FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000. The same suspect has robbed banks in at least 3 states. @FBIPhiladelphia @FBIBaltimore Help us identify her and get her into custody safely. pic.twitter.com/H8fOAjoaeg

— FBI Charlotte (@FBICharlotte) July 27, 2019

Between Thursday and Saturday woman robbed two more banks. First in Ayden, about 90 miles East of Raleigh, North Carolina. It was a Thursday, July 25. Then on Friday, July 26, «Pink bandit» went 180 miles to the South-West to the hamlet and hit another BB&T Bank.

Charlottle division of the FBI announced that BAES and its accomplice, 38-year-old Alexis Morales, was arrested on suspicion of four burglaries. The arrest occurred without resistance.

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Baez Morales and held in the pitt County jail in Greenville, North Carolina. These two also can be obtain charges from other state and Federal agencies.

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