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Northern Virginia 'Blond Bandit' Deemed Flight Risk

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A 26-year-old Northern Virginia mother of two who authorities believe is behind a string of carjackings and bank robberies in the Washington metro area would have been in danger if she remained on the street, her attorney said Monday.

Stephanie Lynn Schwab, who is from the Manassas area, was deemed a flight risk by U.S. Magistrate Judge Theresa C. Buchanan and will remain in custody until her trial. Some media outlets dubbed her the "blond bandit" during her alleged two-week crime spree.

Read the whole story at Patch