Man accused of threatening to blow up Guilderland bank

GUILDERLAND – There was a large police presence on Western Avenue in Guilderland Friday afternoon.

Police surrounded the Bank of America near Fuller Road and could be heard negotiating with someone inside.

They say that man, 19-year-old Kajaro Evans, gave a teller a note that he would blow the bank up if he didn’t get cash.

Customers and employees got out safely, while police negotiated with Evans inside.

He was arrested a short time later.

Roads in the area were closed for a time, but are now back open.