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Police: Man shot during bank robbery in Harlingen, suspect arrested

1 month 2 weeks 3 days ago Friday, June 26 2020 Jun 26, 2020 June 26, 2020 10:07 AM June 26, 2020 in News - Local

The Harlingen Police Department is investigating a robbery at Texas Regional Bank.

At about 10 a.m. on Friday, a man entered the bank, which is located on South Business 77, and shot an employee, said Sgt. Larry Moore, a spokesman for the Harlingen Police Department.

The employee survived and was rushed into surgery at a local hospital.

The man pointed a pistol at another employee and demanded money, Moore said. The man received an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank on a bicycle.

Officers arrested the man on suspicion of aggravated robbery, Moore said. Officers also recovered the money and seized the gun.

According to Moore, the employee is out of surgery and is doing well.

Watch the video above for further details.

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