Cherly Townes charged in 2006 jewelry heist in Stamford mall

Stamford police say the woman known as the "Lazy Eye Bandit" is finally facing charges in Connecticut. Officers say Cherly Townes stole $19,000 worth of

Police say Cherly Townes stole $19,000 worth of

Police say Cherly Townes stole $19,000 worth of jewelry from Kay Jewelers at the Stamford mall in 2006.

STAMFORD - Stamford police say the woman known as the "Lazy Eye Bandit" is finally facing charges in Connecticut.

Officers say Cherly Townes stole $19,000 worth of jewelry from Kay Jewelers at the Stamford mall in 2006.

They say they only knew that the suspect had a lazy eye.

Police say Townes had been serving time in prison in New York for another crime and was extradited to Connecticut this week.

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