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Michigan Man Arrested for Trying to Rob a Minnesota Bank

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A Michigan man has been arrested in Minnesota for trying to rob a bank.

David Tyler went into a US Bank, handed an employee a note, and showed them a briefcase with various items inside, resembling an explosive.

After demanding money, Tyler fled the bank leaving behind his briefcase.

Police caught up with the man and arrested him.

Police evacuated the bank and the surrounding area before bomb squads retrieved the briefcase.

The bomb squad determined that what Tyler had in the briefcase was safe.

Tyler is being held at the Washington County Sheriff's Office Jail in Minnesota, and faces aggravated robber and terroristic threat charges.

The incident is still under investigation.