Crossdressing Bank Robber Arrested in Delaware

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    Maryland State Police say a man who dressed as a woman and robbed a Cecil County bank has been arrested in Delaware.

    Troopers say a person wearing a dress and a wig walked into the National Penn Bank in Rising Sun about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the robber gave a teller a note demanding cash and threatening to shoot employees, but did not show a weapon.

    Officers say after getting cash, the robber fled on foot. An investigation led to police identifying a suspect.

    Delaware State Police arrested 34-year-old Kent Hunt Buckson of Bear, Del., about 9 a.m. Thursday at a hotel in Newark, Del. He is charged with armed robbery and other offenses.