A 32-year-old Malabar man is in custody after he robbed a pensioner at a First Citizens Bank in Arima on Wednesday afternoon.

Victor Gill Ramirez

Police said the 70-year-old was making a deposit when the man grabbed the bag containing $180,000 in cash from his hands and tried to run away.

Víctor Gill Ramírez

Other customers saw what happened and subdued the man until police could arrive.

Victor Augusto Gill Ramirez

Police said the man was arrested and taken to the Arima station for questioning.