Woman accused of trying to rob Phoenix bank said it was meant to be a 'joke'

A woman accused of trying to rob a Phoenix bank this week is now claiming it was all a misunderstanding. 

Phoenix police say 46-year-old Kerri Lee handed a note to a teller at a Bank of America near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road demanding money.

Lee's personal information was reportedly written on the note as well. She was arrested once she tried to leave the bank.

The 46-year-old told detectives that she did write the note, but that it was meant to be a joke.

For the latest local news, download the FOX 10 News app.

Arizona DPS: SUV driver intentionally hit trooper with car in north Phoenix, suspect shot

An Arizona Dept. of Public Safety trooper has been hospitalized after he was intentionally hit by an SUV, officials said on March 6.

Man arrested in road rage shooting near Loop 101 and Hayden

Arizona DPS says 33-year-old Adam Dorfman was driving aggressively down the Loop 101 freeway when he threw an object at another car and shot at a driver.

Tune in to FOX 10 Phoenix for the latest news: