Calif. bank robbed, bomb strapped to manager
The woman was told two gunmen the device strapped to her stomach was an explosive
Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Michael Duran says the robbery occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Duran says the victim told investigators she was kidnapped in nearby Huntington Park and taken to the bank wearing a device placed on her stomach.
Capt. Mike Parker tells KTTV-TV that the woman was told by the robbers the device was an explosive. The woman then had employees take money from the bank and put it outside.
Parker says a bomb squad rendered the device safe.
Authorities are looking for two men with ski masks and handguns who escaped in a two-door car, possibly a Kia.
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