Women Dressed as Nuns With Guns Try to Rob Pocono Bank - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Women Dressed as Nuns With Guns Try to Rob Pocono Bank

Police say the two women entered the Citizens Bank along Route 611 in Tannersville around 12:30 p.m. Monday.

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    Two women dressed as nuns attempted to rob a bank in the Poconos. They ran away before actually taking any money. The FBI and police continue to search for them. NBC10's Steven Fisher has the details.

    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017)

    Police and the FBI are searching for two women who dressed up as nuns while trying to rob a bank in the Poconos.

    Police say the two women entered the Citizens Bank along Route 611 in Tannersville, Pennsylvania around 12:30 p.m. Monday. The women displayed a handgun but fled before getting any cash, according to police.

    The suspects are described as women standing between 5-feet and 5-foot 2 wearing nuns’ habits. At least one of the women was armed with a black handgun.

    Both police and the FBI are investigating. If you have any information on their identity, please call 215-418-4000.