FBI arrest 18-year-old who allegedly robbed Wells Fargo bank

EL PASO, Texas - The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force have arrested an 18-year-old who allegedly robbed a Northeast Wells Fargo on Tuesday afternoon.

Joseph Isaac Ward was arrested without incident at about  8 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Ward is unemployed.

FBI officials said they followed up on numerous anonymous tips received from the public after the bank robbery and was able to successfully solve the first bank robbery of 2013 within 34 hours of occurrence.

Ward will go before Judge Garney today, March 7, for his initial appearance where he will be charged with one count of armed bank robbery.

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