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Women dressed as nuns and armed themselves with guns to rob bank

By Mason White 1:21 PM October 18, 2017
Nuns robbing bank
Nuns robbing bank
By: Mason White

(Scroll down for video) Two women dressed up as nuns and tried to rob a bank before running away, according to police in Pennsylvania.

Pocono Township police said that they are looking for the two women, who were not identified, after coming into the bank and waving guns to get the tellers to hand them over cash.

The two women are facing charges of bank robbery.

Police urged anyone with information about the two bank robbers to call them.

Update: New Jersey police arrested 19-year-old Swahilys Pedraza-Rodriguez of New Haven, Connecticut, and 23-year-old Melisa Aquino Arias of the Dominican Republic.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Monday, at around 12:00 p.m.

The two nuns walked into the Citizens Bank, which is located on Route 611 in Pocono Township, and pulled out guns.

They demanded money from the tellers.

Suddenly, the two nuns fled the scene before getting any cash.

Police do not know why the two nuns got scared.

No injuries were reported.