updated 11/22/2008 1:51:22 PM ET 2008-11-22T18:51:22

Ohio police arrested a 68-year-old woman on a bank robbery charge — and they want to know if she's the so-called "Granny Robber" they've been seeking since last May.

Police in the southwest Ohio town of Franklin said a woman handed a note to a teller in a Huntington Bank branch Friday and made off with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers said Barbara Joly of Middletown was arrested a short time later and they say she fit the description of the woman who robbed the bank.

Joly had sunglasses and a scarf with her, investigators said.

They won't say if those items were worn by the robber in Friday's bank holdup, but that was how an older woman was dressed during four bank robberies in the area since May.

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