Topeka Police ID man who entered local bank with sword

TOPEKA, Kan.  (KSNT)  Topeka police said a man was questioned after walking into a bank with a sword.

The incident occurred at about 9:30 a.m. at the Bank of America branch in the 700 Block of South Topeka Boulevard.

During the investigation police learned that a man came into the bank wearing a sword housed in a scabbard. The man did relinquish the weapon to a security person on site and was then taken in for questioning.

A KSNT News photographer on the scene said he was able to see a sword inside a police car at the scene.

On Wednesday police identified the man as David Retana-Garcia, 23, who was booked into the Shawnee County jail on attempted robbery.

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