(KMOV) -- Police said they have arrested a man who robbed a St. Charles bank on Monday after telling an employee there was a bomb in the building.
According to police, Joseph D. Meyers, 47, from Hazelwood, walked into the Bank of America in the 1300 block of S. 5th St. around 9:15 a.m.
Police say Meyers approached a teller and indicated there was a bomb in the bank and it was being robbed.
Authorities say Meyers was handed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene on foot. A K-9 unit helped police determine there were no explosives inside.
Meyers is charged with attempted robbery in the first degree and making a terrorist threat. He is being held on a $100,000 cash only bond.