PLEASANT HILL, Mo. — A 78-year-old woman is in custody following a bank robbery Wednesday in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.
Police officers responded to a robbery in progress just before 3:30 p.m. at the Goppert Financial Bank off Highway 7.
While responding to the scene, officers were given a description of the suspect and the suspect vehicle.
Officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle traveling south on Hwy 7 near the area of Timber Street.
Police stopped the vehicle and took the suspect into custody without incident.
The suspect, a 78-year-old Pleasant Hill woman, is in custody pending formal charges.
A search warrant was served on the suspect vehicle where evidence linking the woman to the bank robbery was found.
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The suspect’s name is not being released until formal charges are filed.