Woman claims she has bomb in Cleveland bank robbery

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CLEVELAND– A woman robbed a Cleveland bank late last month by claiming she had a bomb.

It happened at the Citizens Bank on Puritas Avenue on Sept. 30 at about 3:30 p.m. The Cleveland Division of the FBI said the woman gave the teller a note, saying a bomb would explode if her demands were not met.

Witnesses did not see a bomb or any bomb-like materials, but the suspect was holding a metallic cylinder, which she said was a detonation device.

The woman fled towards the 150th Street rapid station.

According to the FBI, it’s possible a second person was involved.

Anyone with information should call the Cleveland Division of the FBI or the Cleveland Division of Police. Tips can remain anonymous. Reward money is available.

Citizens Bank