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Woman Successfully Clings to Side of Minivan During Bank Robbery Escape

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We don't want to appear to be condoning the actions of a scofflaw, but the girlfriend of a bank robber executed some pretty impressive maneuvers this morning.

It all went down in West Covina at about 10:00 a.m., reports KTLA. A man went into the First Financial Credit Union, demanded money by way of a note handed to a teller, then hopped in a white minivan to escape police. After giving chase on the 10 and the 605 freeways, he exited and began careening down surface streets.

It was then that police saw a woman -- allegedly the robber's girlfriend -- approach the vehicle. As it slowed down, the woman in question jumped onto the side of the still-moving car, grasped the left hand sliding door, and stayed there as the car sped off. She soon manipulated her way in through a window.

The van was eventually pulled over by police, and the acrobatic young lady exited the vehicle and was taken into custody. The man, on the other hand, had to be gently nudged out of the car by a police dog.