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26-year-old who shot teller during Harlingen bank robbery charged

2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago Monday, June 29 2020 Jun 29, 2020 June 29, 2020 4:13 PM June 29, 2020 in News - Local

A bank robber who shot a teller in Harlingen on Friday was arraigned.

Police say 26-year-old Mohamed Pathe Bah robbed a Texas Regional Bank located on the 2000 block of South Business 77 at 9:45 a.m.

A caller told officials Pathe Bah, who wore a mask at the time, shot a teller and demanded money from another. He then fled the scene on a bicycle. Authorities were able to locate and apprehend him a short time later.

The teller who was shot was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police. The teller has since been released from the hospital.

Pathe Bah was charged with aggravated robbery. A judge set his bond at $750,000.

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