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Sylvia Helen Garcia in FBI custody as 'Plain Jane Bandit' suspect



Bank surveillance images of the
Bank surveillance images of the "Plain Jane Bandit" from Monday's attempted robbery.
Images via FBI
Bank surveillance images of the
The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.
Photo: LABankRobbers.org
Bank surveillance images of the
The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.
Photo: FBI
Bank surveillance images of the
The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.
Photo: FBI
Bank surveillance images of the
The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.
Photo: FBI


ABC News reports that the FBI now has in custody the "Plain Jane Bandit" suspect wanted in connection with eight Southern California bank robberies and attempted robberies. She has been identified as 38-year-old Sylvia Helen Garcia. 

KCBS reports the woman was arrested last night at her home in Downey. The alleged bandit hit two banks as recently as this week.

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