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The failed bank robber was looking for cash, but he came away empty handed. Photo via Pixabay

A failed suspected bank robber from Covina will be arraigned Tuesday for allegedly trying to rob a Bank of America branch in Glendora.

He allegedly had tried to rob the bank using a note handed to the teller, but he left the facility without any cash.

No matter: Samuel Castro Jr., 43, was arrested on Friday and booked on suspicion of attempted bank robbery, according to the Glendora Police Department.

Castro was being held on $50,000 bail, and was expected to be arraigned Tuesday at the Citrus courthouse, police said.

The crime occurred on March 10 at a Bank of America branch at 843 E. Arrow Highway. Police said the suspect used a note and left without obtaining any money, but they did not disclose details of the robbery attempt failed.

On Friday, authorities arrested Castro as he was leaving his home. Police obtained a search warrant for Castro’s residence, and allegedly found evidence linking him to the attempted robbery, police said.

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—City News Service

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