MALDEN, Mass., July 17 (UPI) -- A bearded bank robbery suspect was nabbed in Massachusetts after he allegedly attempted to pull off a heist Thursday while dressed as a woman.
According to reports, the suspect attempted to rob the USAlliance Federal Credit Union in Malden while wearing a wig, dress and bright red shoes.
It's not clear if the suspect was able to get away with any cash, but a K-9 unit was quickly called to the area and local police began a manhunt.
The Malden Police and Everett Police are currently engaged in a search for a possible suspect in a bank robbery... http://t.co/RC91zyOoVS— Malden Police (@MaldenPolice) July 17, 2014
The Massachusetts State Police were also called in.
MSP units, including Air Wing and K9, helping local PDs search for suspect who robbed bank on Eastern Ave. Malden.— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) July 17, 2014
The suspect was tracked down at a nearby home and arrested.