The incident took place in Raleigh, North Carolina at a local PNC bank last Thursday. Authorities have reported to news outlets that the masked man was carrying a small handgun that he used to bang on the door while struggling to open the door.
After realizing his attempt was futile, the robber gave up and escaped. Officials have stated that a local middle school was placed on lockdown after the robber run away.
The PNC Bank has placed a $5,000 reward for anyone with information that can lead to an arrest or conviction of the robber.