Omaha woman accused of attempting to rob Council Bluffs bank

Photo: Council Bluffs Police Department

(Council Bluffs, IA) -- An Omaha woman is arrested in Council Bluffs, accused of attempting to rob a bank through the drive-thru window.

Council Bluffs Police say just after 12:00 Tuesday afternoon, officers were called to the First National Bank near 25th and West Broadway for a possible robbery in progress. Investigators say while on the way to the bank, officers received information that a female suspect had pulled into the bank's drive thru lane and passed a note to the teller demanding cash. Police say as officers arrived on scene, the suspect, 51 year old Lisa Stenberg of Omaha, attempted to leave the area.

Police say Stenberg was stopped and taken into custody as she drove onto West Broadway. After being interviewed Stenberg was transported to Pottawattamie County Corrections and charged with Robbery 2nd and Theft 2nd. No weapons were found and there were no injuries reported during this incident.

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