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Woman arrested for allegedly robbing First Convenience Bank inside Bryan Kroger

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Posted at 11:15 AM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-09 17:48:38-05

BRYAN, TX — A woman has been arrested for allegedly robbing a bank inside of a Bryan grocery store Wednesday.

Around 10:36 a.m., officers were dispatched to the First Convenience Bank, located in the 2300 block of Boonville Road inside of a Kroger, for reports of a robbery.

Police say the suspect threatened bodily injury to employees and demanded money before fleeing the location without receiving any money.

The employees at the bank werre able to relay information about the suspect to Bryan PD's dispatch.

As the suspect attempted to make a getaway, they were delayed by an unrelated accident near the intersection of the North Earl Rudder Freeway Frontage Road and Old Reliance Road.

Officers working the accident recognized the suspect vehicle while it was stuck in traffic and made contact with the driver, who matched the description.

The suspect was arrested and charged with robbery. They have since been identified as 53-year-old Marilyn Romanos of Calvert.