Brenden Jerome Calvey, 36, is in the Benton County jail on suspicion of trying to rob a Benton City bank on July 24.
Calvey allegedly demanded money from a teller but showed no weapon at the U.S. Bank on Ninth Street, said Detective Sgt. Kevin McCary with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. A customer at the bank intervened and Calvey left after a brief scuffle.
Authorities were able to identify Calvey, who wasn’t wearing a disguise but had a cast on his arm, McCary said. Calvey was arrested in Benton City and is being held on a 72-hour investigative hold.
McCary said no money was taken during the attempted robbery. Calvey is not a suspect in the bank robbery in Richland on July 17.