Police Say 2nd Suspect in Bank Robbery Investigation Arrested

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UPDATE (4:00 P.M.): Police arrested a second suspect wanted for a robbery at the IBC Bank in Edinburg. 

According to Edinburg Police Chief David White, a 27-year-old man was taken into custody Thursday at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Donna. 

He was detained without incident. 


EDINBURG – One person is in custody and two others are on the run following a bank robbery in Edinburg.

Edinburg police say a man entered the IBC Bank on Jackson Road and University Drive Wednesday morning and demanded money from a teller.

The 27-year-old made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

A second suspect waiting outside the bank for Escalona was arrested shortly after.

Escalona is wanted for a previous offense and is considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities are looking for another person of interest in connection with the bank robbery.

Anyone with information on the case or the whereabouts of the person of interest can call Edinburg Crime Stoppers at 956-383-8477.

Watch the video above for more information.


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