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May 28, 2011

Dead 'Grandma Bandit' actually a man?

Police say Roxanne Taylor, robber killed in chase Friday, is "in fact a man"

By Bill Rankin and Rhonda Cook
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

DEKALB, Ga. - The puffy-faced, middle-aged woman at the CVS checkout counter opened a black purse and showed the clerk a rusty gun. She said she was sorry, that she was dying of cancer and had no choice.

“Don’t be scared,” the woman said, according to police. “Just give me all the money in the cash drawer.”

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