Brownsville bank robbery suspect arrested in Kansas City

      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.