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Police Arrest Bridgewater Woman In Connection With Four Bank Robberies

WHITMAN (CBS) -  Police  have arrested a woman they say targeted bank branches at supermarkets in three communities.

Kerri Ann Heffernan, 31, of Bridgewater, was arrested Saturday after police questioning. Police seized a 2011 Hyundai Elantra, cash, cellphone, clothing and items covered in red dye.

Police have not recovered the firearm used in the robberies.

Security video from Citizens Bank robbery. (Credit: Whitman Police)

Heffernan will be arraigned in Brockton District Court Monday on charges of armed and masked robbery, armed assault to rob and assault with a dangerous weapon. Police say they expect additional charges.

The latest robberies happened Saturday afternoon, when police say Heffernan held up two Citizens Bank branches at Stop & Shop stores in Brockton.

There were similar robberies in Whitman on Friday and in Stoughton last month, police said.

In the Whitman theft, the woman handed the bank teller a note indicating she had a gun and demanded all the bank's money.

Police found the stolen money in a nearby parking lot, ruined from the dye pack.

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