Police: 2 women dressed as nuns try to rob Pennsylvania bank

Police say two women dressed as nuns walked into a Pennsylvania bank on Monday and one brandished a handgun, demanding money from a teller. But they left without taking anything.

(Surveillance photos/FBI)

Police say two women dressed as nuns walked into a Pennsylvania bank on Monday and one brandished a handgun, demanding money from a teller. But they left without taking anything.

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Each woman was wearing a black nun’s habit and veil.

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say two women dressed as nuns attempted to rob a bank in Pennsylvania’s Poconos.

Authorities say the women walked into Citizens Bank near Tannersville on Monday and one brandished a handgun, demanding money from a teller. But they left without taking anything.

Each woman was wearing a black nun’s habit and veil. One woman also was wearing sunglasses.

The FBI is investigating and posted bank surveillance photos on Twitter.