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Compass Bank Robbery

Compass Bank Robbery

FBI Says Woman Who Robbed Compass Bank Still At Large
The F.B.I is hunting searching for a woman who is thought to be behind Tuesday’s robbery at Compass Bank on Center Point Parkway around lunch Tuesday. Investigators handling the case also revealed that Banks in Birmingham, Albertville and Madison were also targeted with robbery.

Investigators say a woman armed with a handgun entered Compass Bank at 2337 Center Point Road at 11:58 a.m.She then handed the teller a note saying she was there to rob the Bank. She later drew an automatic teller gun at the teller.

The woman whom the F.B.I say was accompanied by a male gateway is said to have looted and run away with an unspecified amount of cash. According to sources close to the investigation, the woman fled in either a dark-colored Ford or Chevrolet sedan.

Police in Albertville have said two males and a female were arrested following an armed robbery of Southern Bank at around 1:30 p.m.It appears the suspects were apprehended after a reportedly crashing their getaway near the bank.

Compass Bank is a Sunbelt-based financial institution which operates 420 full-service banking centers including 166 in Texas, 90 in Alabama, 76 in Arizona, 44 in Florida, 33 in Colorado and 11 in New Mexico. Compass Bank is also a subsidiary of Compass Bancshares, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBV) (MAD: BBVA).

When combined with BBVA's three other U.S. banking companies, Compass will rank as the largest regional bank in the Sunbelt region and among the top 25 banks in the U.S. by total deposits.

If you have any information regarding the Compass Bank robbery, call the Birmingham F.B.I. office at (205) 326-6166.

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