Suspect arrested in Kennewick's 'Whisker Woman' holdup

Suspect arrested in Kennewick's 'Whisker Woman' holdup
A blurry image of the whiskered woman was captured on surveillance video. (Photo courtesy of KEPR-TV)
KENNEWICK, Wash. - Police have arrested a woman suspected of robbing a Kennewick convenience store while disguised with fake facial hair.

The Tri-City Herald reports 35-year-old Brooke L. Hampton was arrested Wednesday at a Richland motel.

Police say she entered the Circle K just after midnight July 21, implied she had a gun and demanded money. She fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.

The robber wore fake hair on her face and spoke in a low voice.