Customers panicked and ran out of the branch and the bank’s neighbors are housed in the same building went on lockdown.
Law enforcement surrounded the building while trying to defuse the situation.
As the officers attempted to enter the interior, a security guard took the suspect.
The police quickly entered and within a minute came with their suspect in their wrists.
According to investigators, 45-year-old Martinez did not have a gun, but was armed with a knife.
They add that the suspect has a criminal history and is suffering from a mental illness.
No one was injured in the attempted robbery while the police are still trying to determine what costs the suspect will face.
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