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Cricket Wireless 'stun gun' robber jailed

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A man accused of robbing a Cricket Wireless store with a stun gun is behind bars.

Harlingen police arrested Israel Banda, Jr. on aggravated robbery charges late Thursday morning.

Banda is accused of robbing a Cricket store off Dixieland Road on January 11th.

Employees told police he threatened them with a stun gun and made off with about $300 dollars in cash.

Detectives told Action 4 News that they were able to identify Banda as the suspect.

Officers arrested him at a home 20515 Hatchet Rd in Harlingen at 11:33 a.m. Thursday.

Banda appeared before Harlingen Municipal Judge Valerie Garcia on Friday morning.

He remains behind bars under a $30,000 dollar bond.

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