A man is under arrest in West Haven after robbing a bank and fleeing on foot.

West Haven police say Malcolm Lytell, of New Haven, robbed the TD bank on Campbell Avenue Friday morning.

Within minutes of arriving to the scene, officers located Lytell a short distance from the bank. Upon seeing officers, Lytell attempted to flee on foot but was quickly apprehended .

Police located a bank bag containing the money taken from the bank in the same area Malcom was found.

He is facing robbery and larceny charges. 

Investigators say Lytell has several prior arrests for bank robberies.