Suspect arrested for alleged involvement in Wells Fargo bank robbery


An Albuquerque man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the Wells Fargo bank robbery in downtown El Paso on Monday, April 18, the El Paso Federal Bureau of Investigation field office announced Friday.

Tensley Neal was taken into custody by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department, US Marshals Service-Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The suspect was arrested on a warrant issued by the El Paso Police Department for robbery. On April 29, Neal was federally charged with one count of bank robbery and incidental crimes.

Neal will make his first appearance in federal court in Albuquerque before being extradited to the Western District of Texas.

The suspect faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

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The FBI’s El Paso Violent Crimes Task Force and the El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit jointly investigated this case with assistance from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department, from the Albuquerque Police Department, US Marshals Service-Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, FBI Albuquerque’s Violent Crimes Task Force, and Department of Homeland Security-Homeland Security Investigations.


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