'Flip Flop Bandit' Sentenced to Prison in Holdup
Carla Walker of Lebanon was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. She pleaded guilty in May to one count of bank robbery. Walker admitted she robbed the First Federal Savings Bank of Lebanon on March 26 after pointing a pellet gun at the bank tellers and insisting other guns were trained on the bank. Authorities say Walker fled with between $14,000 and $16,000 after ordering the tellers to the ground.
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