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Fayetteville Bank Robbery Has Religious Connection

Posted March 26, 2008 5:07 p.m. EDT
Updated March 27, 2008 12:48 p.m. EDT

— A woman dressed in typical Muslim garb robbed the RBC Centura bank in Fayetteville around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. 

The suspect, wearing a veil and head covering, entered the banch at at 2897 Village Drive, and handed a note to the teller that read, “They have my children. Give me all your money.”

She then fled with an undisclosed amount of money in a red Jeep.

According to police, the suspect is 5’5” with a thin build, fair complexion and blue eyes. They have no indication that her claim about children is true.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-8477.