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"Bad Hair Bandit" caught

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The FBI says police in California have arrested the notorious "Bad Hair Bandit". She has been identified as Cynthia Van Holland, 47. Police believe Van Holland is responsible for up to 20 bank robberies across Washington, Oregon, Montana, and now California.

She's the prime suspect for a bank robbery at Wheatland Bank in Ellensburg and Yakima Federal in Richland.

The "Bad Hair Bandit" earned her nickname for the variety of wigs she wore during the robberies.

Police also arrested Van Holland's suspected getaway driver, Christopher Alonzo, age 26. The two were arrested after a bank robbery Monday in Auburn, California. Their vehicle and license plate matched a description given by a witness at the bank.

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