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Bank robbery suspect claimed to have a bomb

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Chase bank robbery suspect seen on 1/12/13 Chase bank robbery suspect seen on 1/12/13
MESA, Ariz. -

Authorities are searching for a woman accused of robbing a bank and claiming to have a bomb.

According to the FBI, the suspect approached the Chase bank on January 12th at 12:21 p.m. and left a red gas can outside the building near Southern Avenue and Country Club Drive.

When the woman entered the bank, she requested a pen and paper from a teller.  She quickly wrote a demand note stating that the gas can was a bomb.

The woman left the bank with a known amount of currency at a fast pace on foot.

The suspect is described as a black female, 28 to 35-years-old, 5' 2" to 5' 4" tall with a medium build.  She was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black sport type sunglasses with a dark or gray tint.

If you have any information about this case, call the FBI at (623) 466-1999

You can also submit a tip on CrimeReports.com or text a tip to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your text message with MESAPD and refer to report number  20130120383.

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