October 18,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Two women dressed as nuns  are charged with robbing a pair of New Jersey banks and also suspected of trying to rob a bank in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains .

The Thelma and Louse pair are Nineteen-year-old Swahilys Pedraza-Rodriguez, of New Haven, Connecticut, and 23-year-old Melisa Aquino Arias, of the Dominican Republic .
The Garfield heist was Sept. 27. The Teaneck heist was Sunday, when the women were arrested.

Law enforcement officials say the women are also suspected in an attempted robbery of the Citizens Bank in Tannersville, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 28. Those robbers were dressed as nuns and ran away without money after an alarm was triggered.

The women have as far as we know not confessed to anything , but Law enforcement officials say the women are also suspected in an attempted robbery of the Citizens Bank in Tannersville, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 28. Those robbers were dressed as nuns and ran away without money after an alarm was triggered.