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

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Bank surveillance images of the "Plain Jane Bandit" from Monday's attempted robbery.

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The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.

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Photo: FBI

The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.

plain jane

Photo: FBI

The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.

plain jane

Photo: FBI

The "Plain Jane Bandit" is wanted by the FBI in a series of Southland bank robberies.


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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