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Women dressed as nuns attempt to rob Poconos bank

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Watch the report from Action News at 11 on Aug. 28, 2017.

Two women dressed as nuns and carrying handguns tried to raid a bank in the Poconos on Monday.

The attempted robbery happened at Citizens Bank near Tannersville, Pa. just after noon.

Authorities say two women showed tellers a handgun but left without taking anything.

Police believe one of the tellers activated the automatic alarm and scared the two women off.

Pocono Township police officers initially responded to the call, but now the FBI has taken over the investigation.
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