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Manhunt for woman who went on bank robbing spree

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS 8) - She's struck three times, and now the FBI is hoping you can help in the manhunt for a bank robbery suspect.

The FBI, San Diego Police Department and San Diego Sheriff's Department are seeking the public's assistance to identify an unknown female believed responsible for robbing three San Diego County banks Monday morning.

Beginning at approximately 9:49 a.m., three San Diego banks were robbed by an unknown female, hereinafter referred to as the robber. The robber is believed responsible for robbing the following banks:

(1) Wells Fargo Bank, 5624 Mission Center Road, San Diego, California at approximately 9:49 a.m.

(2) Mission Federal Credit Union, 3815 Avocado Boulevard, Spring Valley, California at approximately 10:40 a.m.

(3) Chase Bank, 3490 College Avenue, San Diego, California, at approximately 11:00 a.m.

During the first robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank, the robber presented a demand note for cash and threatened to have a weapon. After receiving a sum of money the robber walked out of the bank.

During the second robbery at the Mission Federal Credit Union, the robber presented a demand note and threatened to have a weapon. After receiving a sum of money the robber walked out of the bank.

During the third robbery at the Chase Bank, the robber entered the bank and waited in line until called by a teller. The robber approached the teller and pulled a demand note from her purse. The robber gave the teller the demand note which threatened a weapon. The teller was in the process of complying with the demand when the robber turned and walked out of the bank without receiving any money.

Witnesses describe the robber as follows:

Sex: Female

Race: White

Age: Late 20's to early 30's

Height: 5'8" to 5'11" tall

Weight: 150 lbs. to 180 lbs.

Build: Heavy

Hair/Coloring: Blonde shoulder length hair

Clothing: White floppy hat with flower, blue jeans, black square sunglasses with white frame, black sandals, purple checkered blouse with white collar, black purse, and black sweater with small design possibly letters "sp."

Anyone with information concerning this robbery is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 565-1255 or Crimestoppers at (888) 580-8477.  This robber should be considered armed and dangerous.

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