Charleston, SC (WCBD)- Police are investigating an attempted bank robbery that happened downtown at around 3 p.m.
Authorities tell us that they have arrested 20-year-old Ameer Travon Simmons, who was wanted for entering a financial institution with the intent to steal.
Simmons entered Southern First Bank at 480 East Bay this afternoon and handed a teller a note.
The note demanded money and warned that he was armed with a handgun.
According to police, Simmons did not produce a weapon and did not receive any money.
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