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Bearded man fails robbing bank while disguised as a woman

The suspect reportedly wore a wig, dress and bright red shoes during the heist.
By Evan Bleier Follow @itishowitis Contact the Author   |   July 17, 2014 at 1:26 PM

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 Massachusetts State Police were also called in.


The suspect was tracked down at a nearby home and arrested.



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