PHOENIX — A woman suspected of robbing six banks in Phoenix since last year has been arrested.

FBI officials say 46-year-old Yolanda Young was taken into custody by Phoenix police last Saturday following the latest robbery.

Young allegedly presented the Desert Financial Credit Union teller with a demand note, received an undisclosed amount of money and fled before she was apprehended.

The FBI says Young is suspected of robbing the Academy Bank branch inside a Walmart store three different times — twice 15 days apart last October and again last month.

Young also is suspected of robbing the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union inside a Safeway supermarket on Feb. 10 and a First Convenience Bank branch inside a Walmart 15 days later.

A call to Young’s court-appointed attorney wasn’t immediately returned Wednesday.

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