'Pink Lady Bandit' and accomplice arrested in Charlotte after string of bank robberies on East Coast

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman dubbed the "Pink Lady Bandit," has been arrested in connection with a string of bank robberies.

On Monday, the FBI announced the arrest 35-year-old Crice Baez and 38-year-old Alexis Morales, both of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The pair was arrested on Sunday after multiple agencies found them at the Charlotte Speedway Inn & Suites on West Sugar Creek Road.

The duo is accused of robbing four banks along the East Coast -- two of which were in North Carolina -- however, they are only being charged in the robberies that occurred in Ayden and Hamlet, North Carolina.

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In each case, officials said Baez showed the bank teller a note demanding money.

Authorities said she was carrying a distinctive pink handbag, which is why she was dubbed the Pink Lady Bandit.

Baez was charged with robbery with two counts of dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Morales was charged with robbery with dangerous weapon and two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

They were taken to the Pitt County Detention Center. Both were booked under a $4 million secured bond.

Baez is also being charged by police in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where another one of the robberies happened.

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