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JPD: Woman forced at gunpoint to withdraw money from bank

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Jonesboro Police Department is searching for two women who forced another woman at gunpoint to withdraw money from her bank. 

According to the initial police report, the 56-year-old victim was approached while putting groceries in her car in the Sam's Club parking lot.

The victim stated the two women told her they found a money bag with a lot of money in it and they needed help finding the owner. 

One of the women said she needed a ride to a local bank to ask her boss what to do. The suspect then got into the car with the victim and told her to withdraw the money from her bank. 

The report shows on the ride to the victim's bank, the suspect pulled out a gun and stated they did not want
to hurt her over money.

The victim ended up withdrawing over $1,300 from her account. 

The report states the victim drove the suspect back to the area where Backyard Burger is located and met back up with the other female suspect. 

Both suspects then fled the scene. 

Police say the first suspect is described as a dark-skinned black female, approximately 5' tall, around 40 years old, with brown eyes, wearing a short black wig, black pants, and a brown shawl sweater.

The second suspect is described as a medium brown-skinned black female, around 50 years old, with a Jamaican accent and asthma due to her breathing heavily, she wore glasses, blue jeans, and a flowered blouse.

If you have any information on this crime, you're asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 870-935-STOP (7867). 

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