The robbery happened at 10:30 Monday morning at the Chase Bank in Visalia at the corner of Goshen and Akers.
Visalia Police say 24-year-old Sang Van Nguyen handed a teller a note demanding money.
After being given the cash, he ran into a neighborhood northwest of the bank
Just a few minutes later officers saw Nguyen and arrested him.
The cash was recovered and Nguyen was booked at the tUlare County Main Jail for robbery.