BOSTON POLICE: Bank Robber Hands Bills To Kids At Park

Boston police say a woman suspected of robbing a city bank was caught a short time later handing out dollar bills to children at a park.

Police say workers at the Citizens Bank told them a woman walked into the branch just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, passed a teller a note demanding money and warned she had a gun. She then left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

A cab driver told police that a fare had told him that she just robbed a bank.

Police found the suspect, Jasmin Rivera, at the park handing out money.

Rivera was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation at her arraignment Thursday. A doctor told a judge she has serious mental health issues. A not guilty plea was entered on her behalf.


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  • by dirty harry Location: Washington on Dec 30, 2011 at 05:21 AM
    Maybe she wants to be robin hood still from the rich and give to the poor.
  • by Marty Location: Jax on Dec 29, 2011 at 08:27 PM
    Dont be too quick to judge. That's sounds a bit loonie to me.
  • by "I Just Robbed A Bank" on Dec 29, 2011 at 06:43 PM
    I'd say that was a plea of "Guilty"...wouldn't you? She knows what she did. She's not crazy.
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