Judge sets bond for man accused of attempting to rob bank during bomb threat

VIDEO: Judge grants bond for man accused of attempting rob bank with bomb threat

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - Police say a man is in custody after reportedly threatening bank employees with a bomb.

Police have identified the man as Travis Clarke, who is charged with making a bomb threat/providing false information and entering a bank with the intent to steal, according to jail records. A judge set bond at a total of $350,000 for the charges, jail records state.

Clarke, believed to be homeless, walked into the South State Bank on North Main Street, claimed to have a bomb and demanded money, Summerville Police Lt. Shaun Tumbleston said.

The teller told him no and then the man reportedly told her to go ahead and call the cops, Tumbleston said.

Police arrived and arrested him.

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