Toledo Police still searching for curling iron crook

Sonia Watson, 41


Toledo police are still searching for this woman who they say last week tried to rob a Liberty Tax Service with a curling iron,.

Investigators say 41-year-old Sonia Watson and her son have eluded them so far. But they say it's only a matter of time before they are caught since Watson had been to the same West Toledo Liberty Tax recently to have her taxes done.,

If you have any information on their whereabouts you are asked to call Crimestopper at 419-255-1111.

Original Story:

Toledo police say a woman and her son tried to rob a West Toledo Liberty Tax Service with a curling iron.

It happened Thursday just before 7pm at the Liberty Tax on Monroe Street.,

According to the police report, 41-year-old Sonia Watson and her son walked into the business with cloths over their faces. But when they realized there were customers inside they pulled down the cloths.

The report states, once the customers left, the bumbling bandits covered their faces again and the tried to hold up the place using a curling iron.

Investigators say once workers realized what was going on they refused to hand over the cash and threw a chair and plastic bottle at the crooks.,

Watson and her son were able to get the cash drawer before taking off. The perps were identified pretty easily, Watson had been in the same liberty tax recently to have her taxes done. They are still on the run.