Florida bank allegedly robbed by woman in electric wheelchair: report

UniqueThis 4 Feb 22

A woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly robbed a bank in Florida in an electric wheelchair and threatened to kill everyone inside, according to reports. 

The unidentified woman got into an argument with a teller at Regions Bank in downtown Jacksonville before announcing she was robbing the place, Jacksonville's WJXT's reported. 

Authorities said the woman was given cash before leaving the bank, located just a few blocks from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office headquarters. She was taken into custody a short time later.

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Regions Bank, located in downtown Jacksonville. 

Regions Bank, located in downtown Jacksonville.  (Google Maps)

No one was injured during the robbery, according to the sheriff's office.

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Authorities added that the woman never displayed a weapon, according to the station

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Authorities described her as a 39-year-old Black woman who typically uses an electric wheelchair to get around and was last seen wearing a silver and black face mask, Jacksonville's WTLV reported


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