An elderly Florida man charged with the armed robbery of anArizona credit union that captured national media attention willremain in federal custody.

During a detention hearing Jan. 23, a U.S. District courtmagistrate judge in Tucson, Ariz., ordered Robert Francis Krebs tobe held in jail pending his trial. Federal authorities determinedKrebs to be a “risk of nonappearance” for future court hearings ifhe were to be released on bail.

The case attracted national headlines after Tucson policereported Krebs was 80 years old.However, federal documents showthat Krebs of Daytona Beach is 75 years old.

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