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Aynor woman charged with robbing Conway bank while armed with a knife

An Horry County grand jury indicted an Aynor woman on a charge of robbing an area bank with a knife, according to court records.

Jamela McQueen, 23, of Aynor was indicted on an armed robbery charge, according to indictments released this week.

The indictment showed McQueen was charged with robbing Conway National Bank on Nov. 24 while armed with a knife.

The day of the robbery Horry County police's K-9 bloodhounds and Conway police officers searched for a woman who robbed the bank near the Wal-Mart on U.S. 501 in Conway.

Police said a woman entered the bank wearing sunglasses and a black sweatshirt and covering her head with blue scarf. She showed the teller a knife and a note demanding money.

The robber was seen going into the woods behind the bank after an undisclosed amount of money was taken from the bank. No one was hurt.

Police arrested McQueen a couple days later using surveillance photos from the scene to identify her, police said.