SIOUX CITY | A Sioux City teenager has pleaded not guilty to her role in the staged robbery of a bank at a Sioux City Hy-Vee store.
Angelica Perez, 18, entered her written plea Thursday in Woodbury County District Court to one count of second-degree theft.
Perez is accused with conspiring with Heaven Zevenbergen to rob the Security National Bank branch at Hy-Vee, 2827 Hamilton Blvd.
According to court documents, Zevenbergen was a clerk at the bank, and on Aug. 15, Perez arrived at the bank in disguise and passed Zevengergen a note that she was armed. Zevenbergen then gave Perez $10,000, court documents said.
Zevenbergen, 18, of Sioux City, later admitted to police that they had staged the robbery. She is also charged with second-degree theft and has yet to be arraigned.