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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Police are investigating whether same woman robbed two banks in D.C.

D.C. police and the FBI are saying that the same woman robbed two banks in Northwest Washington in just 15 minutes on Monday, according to authorities.
Surveillance video image. (FBI)

Police said about 9:15 a.m. a woman walked into a PNC Bank in the 4200 block of Wisconsin Ave. NW in Tenleytown, and announced a holdup. The FBI said she passed a note to a teller demanding money and was given an undisclosed amount of cash.

Authorities said she did not display a weapon and wa seen getting away in a black car.

Just before 9:30 a.m., the FBI said, she robbed a Bank of America branch in the 3400 block of Connecticut Ave. NW, about 1.5 miles away in Cleveland Park.

The FBI said in this case, she handed a teller a note indicated she had a gun, though again no weapon was shown.

She is described as possibly Hispanic with dark hair and was last seen wearing dark sunglasses, a black puffy coat, black pants, black leather gloves, a black scarf around her head and a white and black polka- dotted scarf around her neck. She was also wearing white tennis shoes.

The FBI said it appeared she had a bandage on her nose or lip. Anyone with information is urged to call D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411. The FBI can be reached at 202-278-2000.

This story has been updated.

By  |  11:58 AM ET, 02/04/2013

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