FBI: Caught Female Bank Robber
POSTED: Friday, February 13, 2009 - 5:41pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:23pm
Newschannel 9 is learning more about a woman suspected in two bank robberies and what happened in the hours leading up to her arrest.
We did some digging and found an address for the woman. At the house we found her parents and her father gave us a little insight in to her life.
"Nice kid, nice girl, and very honest and everything. I don't know what happened, I don't know," Jesus Vargas said.
The robberies happened six days apart. The first, at and east side GECU branch and then the El Paso Area Teachers Federal Credit Union .But it was a trip to a GECU branch on Rojas that led to her arrest.
We're told the bank security guard spotted her on the way in and recognized her from the pictures. He then locked the door and called police.
The FBI says Garcia may have been working with an accomplice. He's described as a light-skinned black man in his early 20s. If you have any information on his whereabouts please call the FBI at 532-5000.