Members of a Statesville family held a man at bay Wednesday night after an attempted robbery.
The suspect, 31-year-old Malcolm Eugene Harris, was taken into custody without incident when police arrived.
The attempted robbery took place at Mallard Creek Apartments in the 1800 block of Simonton Road, police say. The victim had just gotten home and out of his car when Harris is said to have approached him and tried to take things out of his pockets.
The victim yelled for his family, who came outside and detained Harris.
Harris, of Statesville was given a $10,000 secured bond.