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'Old lady' robs bank in Tuscany

Pistol-brandishing bandit makes getaway on foot

10 March, 14:37
'Old lady' robs bank in Tuscany (ANSA) - Prato, March 9 - A bank was robbed outside Florence Monday by a suspect police believe was a woman in her 70s. The masked bandit brandished a pistol and a box cutter, forcing tellers at the Prato bank to hand over 4,000 euros, police said. She then fled on foot. Police said witnesses deduced she was an elderly woman, but did not explain how.

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