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Alleged 'Granny Bandit' in Fontana courtroom

A woman suspected of being the 'Granny Bandit' was arrested Wednesday in connection to a string of robberies in Fontana.

May 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
The woman allegedly known as the "Granny Bandit" was arraigned in a Fontana courtroom Monday morning.

Dodi Wasbotten, 51, made her appearance over a video feed from jail. Wasbotten was arrested Wednesday in connection with a series of armed robberies outside several stores in San Bernardino County.

The victims described the suspect as a gun-toting, grandmotherly woman wearing big sunglasses and a flowery scarf.

Her bail is set at $500,000.

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