Captain Max Tenbrook explained that robbers who get away fast are less likely to get caught. "Our best shot at catching them [is] right after it happens." Officers nabbed the woman minutes later and a mile away at a gas station where she had stopped to fill the tank and buy a carton of cigerettes.
Aspiring thieves would do well to memorize a simple rhyme:
"Fill the tank before you rob the bank."
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