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The woman who tried to rob a Wells Fargo branch in Baldwin Park on January 10 is behind bars, arrested and charged with eight counts of bank robbery, reported Thursday the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
36-year-old Obiomachucku Njokanma of Michigan was indicted on Tuesday, after being arrested on January 14 by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
According to the newspaper, Njokanma's crimes include burglaries in Arcadia Foothill Credit Union and the Bank of the West in Temple City, as well as the failed attempt to rob the Baldwin Park branch of Wells Fargo, located at 11460 Merced Avenue.
That day, the suspect entered the bank and handed a note to the teller, demanding money and suggesting she had a firearm.
However, something spooked the alleged assailant during the incident, and she decided to flee the scene without getting the money.
The robberies were commited by the accused between December 28, 2012 and January 12 of this year, according to documents cited by the Tribune.
According to the federal indictment, the woman apologized for the robberies, explaining that her sister had been murdered recently, the Tribune reported.