Brownsville bank robbery suspect arrested in Kansas City
Wed, 08 Jun 2011 17:01:10 GMT —
A man accused of robbing a bank in downtown Brownsville has been arrested in Kansas City, Missouri.
U.S. Marshalls arrested 30-year-old Eric Gabriel Morales on Tuesday.
The bank robbery took place at the First National Bank off East Levee Street late Friday afternoon.
Investigators told Action 4 News that Morales left Brownsville on a passenger bus Monday afternoon.
Morales was allegedly headed for Iowa but was arrested in Kansas City.
Investigators said someone watching a local television newscast about the bank robbery recognized Morales.
Police said the tip lead to Morales' arrest.
Investigators said Morales had a minor criminal history.
His last known address was off Calle Terrestre in northwest Brownsvile.