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Teen robs central NY bank using bomb threat

by AP posted Jan 4 2013 5:13AM
     SYRACUSE. N.Y. (AP) - Police in Syracuse, N.Y., say a 17-year-old girl held up a bank by threatening tellers with what she claimed was a bomb detonator.
     The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that Cheyenne Brandon walked into an Alliance Bank branch Wednesday morning, holding a device attached to a cord.
     Court records say she told the tellers she had a bomb and "was going to blow everyone up" unless they turned over their money. Two tellers gave her a total of $1,395.
     Police tell the newspaper an officer saw Brandon running into a nearby park and caught her, recovering the money. There was no bomb.
     Brandon is being held on a first-degree robbery charge.
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01/04/2013 5:13AM
Teen robs central NY bank using bomb threat
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