Thursday, April 23, 2009

Gotta Take This Call - Might Be My Sister

Pregnant woman tries to rob bank, gets phone call, forgets what she came for and leaves.

Apr 22 2009 07:27PM CST

Police are looking for a pregnant woman they say tried to rob a North Carolina bank at gunpoint but left empty-handed after answering her cell phone. Fayetteville police spokeswoman Teresa Chance said Wednesday the woman had a handgun and demanded money when she entered a Carter Bank & Trust branch at 9:43 a.m. Tuesday.

But she got distracted when her cell phone rang. Police said she began talking to the caller and left the bank without taking any money. No one was hurt.

Chance said investigators talked to a teller who heard the woman but aren't releasing details.

Police said the woman is in her late 20s to early 30s. She wore a dark, knee-length skirt and had a multicolored scarf or bandanna on her head. Police said she was described as not looking too bright. "She had sort of a goofy look," said a male customer who requested that his name, Jerry Arnold, not be used. Sure, Jerry.

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