UPDATE: Arrest made in Wyndmere, North Dakota bank robbery

July 21, 2021

WYNDMERE, N.D. (KFGO) – A woman has been arrested for the robbery of Lincoln State Bank in Wyndmere, west of Wahpeton.

The bank was held up at gunpoint shortly before 11 a.m. Monday.

43-year-old Tessa Jaksa of Moorhead was arrested in Moorhead after a tip from someone who recognized images released to the media. FBI agents assisted Moorhead police in making the arrest. Jaksa is in the Cass County Jail in Fargo.

The money taken in the robbery was recovered. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says Jaksa will face federal charges.