FBI: Women Dressed As Nuns Wanted For Attempted Armed Bank Robbery

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—The FBI is looking for two armed women dressed as nuns who they say attempted to rob a bank on Monday.

It happened at Citizens Bank in Tannersville, Pennsylvania.

The FBI says they are looking for two Hispanic women standing roughly 5 feet tall, wearing nuns’ habits.

Photos provided by the FBI shows at least one of the suspects armed with a handgun.

During the attempted robbery the FBI says one of the women told everybody in the bank to put their hands up.

The FBI said at one point the pair exchanged words in Spanish, halting the robbery and then fled the scene.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-418-4000.

No injuries were reported.

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