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Lee's Summit officers arrest woman suspected in a Thursday afternoon bank robbery

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 17:25:19-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lee's Summit police arrested a woman Thursday afternoon suspected of robbing a bank.

The robbery happened around 3 p.m. at the Bank of the West branch in the 700 block of Northeast Chipman Road, according to a Lee's Summit Police Department news release.

A woman walked into the bank and handed a teller a note with a demand for money.

The woman left the bank and got into a car.

Police stopped her a short time later and arrested her without incident, according to the news release.

No charges had been filed by late Thursday afternoon.