Police arrest 77-year-old man in failed bank robbery

Russell Cooper threatened bank employee with a knife


Boynton Beach, Fla. – Police arrested a 77-year-old man after a failed attempt to rob a bank in Palm Beach County Friday.

Russell Cooper had a knife when he arrived at PNC Bank, 500 N. Congress Ave. in Boynton Beach, police said. 

Cooper walked into the branch manager's office to demand money. Police arrested Cooper and charged him with kidnapping and armed robbery.