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FBI's unidentified bank robber swings into an eighth SoCal branch

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The L.A. Times reports the FBI's "Plain Jane Bandit" has targeted an eighth Southern California location with a Tuesday morning heist at Chase Bank in the 11900 block of South Street in Cerritos.

Suspected now in six robberies and two attempted robberies since mid-July, the unidentified woman in Tuesday's incident used the same tactics of claiming an accomplice is waiting outside. She made off with an undisclosed sum at about 10:40 a.m.

Estimated to be 35 to 40 years old, 5'3" to 5'5" tall, and weighing up to 170 pounds, the suspect has been described by some witnesses as Hispanic with a possible scar near her right eye, and a possible tattoo on her right shoulder area. She may also be driving a silver, four-door vehicle. No witnesses have reported seeing an accomplice, say authorities.

U.S. Bank officials have offered a reward of up to $10,000 in exchange for information leading to an arrest and conviction. 

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