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Woman Suspected In 4 Local Bank Robberies Arrested

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Touwana L. Tate-Edwards Touwana L. Tate-Edwards

Chesterfield, VA—A woman believed to be responsible for four Chesterfield bank robberies has been arrested.

Police say 48-year-old Touwana L. Tate-Edwards has been charged in connection with four robberies in southern Chesterfield, occurring between July 12 and September 7.

Tate-Edwards donned various disguises during the robberies, which included scarves, wigs and sunglasses.

The banks robbed include: the Wells Fargo bank branch at 4400 W. Hundred Road at about 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 12; the Bank of Southside Virginia branch at 4310 W. Hundred Road at about 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6; the Virginia Commonwealth Bank branch at 4600 W. Hundred Road at about 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, and the Virginia Credit Union branch at 13025 Jefferson Davis Highway at about 4:20 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7.

Tate-Edwards, of the 13500 block of Evelyn Drive in Chesterfield, has been charged with four counts of robbery, four counts of entering a bank with intent to commit larceny, one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and one count of threats to bomb or damage building.

Tate-Edwards is currently being held at the Chesterfield County Jail with no bond, pending a hearing on Thursday in Chesterfield County General District Court.


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