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Tips to 88-CRIME help capture robbery suspect

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police say the female suspect in a robbery of a Wells Fargo on Monday was arrested, thanks to tips to 88-CRIME.

Police say Kera Lynn Thornsberry was arrested at a motel in the 1100 block of N. Stone Ave.  According to TPD, tips phoned in to 88-CRIME and a quick investigative follow-up allowed officers to identify and eventually arrest Thornsberry. 

Thornsberry was booked into the Pima County Jail and charged with one count of robbery in connection with the robbery of the Wells Fargo at 5310 E. Grant Road on Monday afternoon.

According to TPD, Thornsberry also was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle and is facing an additional charge of theft of means of transportation.  The vehicle has yet to be located, police said.  

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