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"Freedom Fighter Bandit"
This security camera image released by the FBI shows a 25-year-old woman dubbed the "Freedom Fighter Bandit" robbing a bank in Dallas, Ga., Thursday Jan. 25, 2018. The FBI's Atlanta office says Nilsa Marie Urena is behind a string of bank robberies in Georgia. The most recent robbery happened Thursday at Hamilton State Bank in Dallas, Georgia, about 30 miles (about 50 kilometers) northwest of Atlanta. The FBI says Urena is called the "Freedom Fighter Bandit" because she says she's robbing banks for a cause. (Courtesy FBI via AP)

'Freedom Fighter Bandit' arrested in Tennessee after string of bank robberies

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ATLANTA (AP) - Federal authorities say a 25-year-old woman dubbed the "Freedom Fighter Bandit" who's wanted for a string of Georgia bank robberies has been arrested in Tennessee.

The FBI said in a news release Monday that Nilsa Marie Urena was apprehended Saturday shortly after robbing a Nashville-area credit union branch. It was not immediately known if Urena had an attorney to represent her.

The FBI says Urena is suspected in at least eight bank robberies in Georgia since October. It says Urena is called the "Freedom Fighter Bandit" because she says she's robbing banks for a cause.

An earlier FBI news release says she was suspected in a Jan. 25 robbery at Hamilton State Bank in Dallas, Georgia. The suspect said she had a bomb and ordered employees not to call police.

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