CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have arrested a suspect wanted in an attempted bank robbery in downtown Charleston.
The Charleston Police Department has arrested 20-year-old Ameer Travon Simmons.
Police responded to the Southern First Bank at 480 East Bay Street on Tuesday for a report of an attempted robbery.
The call came in at 3:20 p.m., according to Charleston County dispatchers.
The man handed a teller a note demanding money and warned he was armed with a handgun, police spokesman Charles Francis said.
The man did not produce a weapon.
He did not leave the bank with any money.