74-year-old woman accused in armed robbery of Ohio bank

Ann Mayers

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A 74-year-old Ohio woman is accused of robbing a bank at gunpoint on Friday, authorities said.

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According to Butler County Sheriff’s Office online booking records, Ann Mayers, of Hamilton, was arrested on Friday and charged with felony counts of aggravated robbery with a firearm and tampering with evidence.

According to a news release, the Fairfield Township Police Department responded at 1:29 p.m. EDT on Friday after receiving a report of a robbery at the AurGroup Credit Union in Fairfield.

Bank employees told officers that the woman, later identified as Mayers, demanded money while displaying a firearm, WHIO-TV reported.

Mayers, who police said did not have a criminal record, left the bank in a silver 2014 Hyundai Elantra, police said.

Authorities later arrested Mayers at her residence in Hamilton, WXIX-TV reported. Mayers allegedly admitted to officers that she had robbed the bank, according to the television station.

Detectives said evidence found inside Mayers’ vehicle included a handgun, WLWT-TV reported.

Mayers remains in custody at the Butler County Jail, police said.

A court appearance has yet to be scheduled, according to online booking records.

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