Thursday, July 19, 2012

'Baseball Babe' Wanted by FBI for Robbing three banks wearing a cap and sunglasses

The FBI is hunting for a serial robber dubbed the 'Baseball Babe,' who has knocked off three Arizona banks this year wearing a cap and sunglasses.

The petite woman, described as 5-foot-2 and 120 pounds, hands over threatening notes to bank tellers and then escapes with her loot on a BMX bicycle, authorities say.

She seems to favor Arizona State University and the New York Yankees, if her choice of baseball caps is any indication. Beyond that, police have few clues about her identity.

The woman could also be responsible for a fourth robbery in which the perpetrator wore a colorful Muslim hijab and a veil across her face.

The Baseball Babe's first robbery was a Compass Bank branch in Mesa, Arizona, on March 27. Wearing latex gloves, sunglasses and an ASU hat, she made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Read More