Man arrested in attempted bank robbery
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man is in jail tonight after he tried unsuccessfully to rob a bank on Merrill Road.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to the Fifth/Third Bank Monday afternoon after a man on a bicycle tried to show a weapon inside the bank.
Police say the suspect tried to enter through a door that only opens from the inside and he then fled the scene.
Officers were able to catch up with him a short time later and arrested him.
Police did not identify the suspect.
Police say no money was taken and no one was injured.
The investigation is ongoing.
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