Wells Fargo bank robbed by man claiming to be Zetas cartel member

McAllen — Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred about 11 a.m. Monday in the Wells Fargo on 1100 E. Jackson Ave, according to Lt. Joel Morales.

McAllen — Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred about 11 a.m. Monday in the Wells Fargo on 1100 E. Jackson Ave, according to Lt. Joel Morales.

According to preliminary reports, the suspect fled on foot south toward the Walmart on 1200 E. Jackson Ave. wearing a white lab coat, dark sunglasses and carrying a brown bag.

The unidentified man said he was part of the Zetas Cartel and no weapons were displayed at the time of the robbery, according to police.

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