As our own Laura Onstot and the P-I’s Casey McNerthney documented, 2008

As our own Laura Onstot and the P-I’s Casey McNerthney documented, 2008 was a good year for entertaining bank robberies. At less than two weeks old, 2009 has served notice that it intends to compete with its predecessor.The above-pictured woman looks like she took a break from Social Studies class to deposit her babysitting paycheck, but she’s actually a 20-year-old bank robber who “flashed a sweet smile” while collecting her cash. After seeing her picture in the news, she turned herself in yesterday afternoon, cutting short her promising career in crime. Oh, well–it was fun while it lasted.

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