Bond set at nearly half-a-million dollars for suspected Charleston bank robber

Source: Live 5
Source: Live 5
Source: Live 5
Source: Live 5

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Bond was set at nearly half-a-million dollars for a 37-year-old man suspected of robbing a Charleston bank.

Johnathan Clayton was given a $400,000 bond for entering a bank with intent to steal.

He was also given a $5,231 bond for a third-degree domestic violence charge.

Clayton was arrested for a Friday robbery at the Wells Fargo bank on 16 Broad Street.

He was taken into custody at 2 p.m. on Saturday at a motel on La Quinta Lane.

The bank robbery was reported at 11:24 a.m. Friday.

Police say the robber did not show a weapon during the robbery but demanded money from a teller and threatened to harm the bank employee according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis.

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