Fifth Third Victim Zone: Female Bank Robber Captured is reporting that police officials apprehended a Cathy Sams, 39, minutes after she had robbed the "no-guns" Fifth-Third Bank on Union Road in Englewood. The FBI announced this week it is pressing federal charges against the suspected bank robber on Tuesday.

Investigators told WHIO a witness helped authorities find Sams. Peter Gilbert said he saw the car and watched the dye pack go off. He said there was red smoke pouring out of the car. Gilbert said he started to follow the suspect.

Police reported to WHIO that Sams confessed to the robbery. The FBI said Sams is also accused of robbing The Brookville Builders and Savings in December.

Prosecutors say Sams is also suspected of firing shots outside the (no-guns) Brookville High School as a diversion for the Brookville bank robbery.

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