23-year-old Brian Randolph was arrested on August 14th after he entered Vibe Credit Union in South Lyon, Michigan and passed a note to the teller demanding $20,000. He warned the teller that he had a gun even though he was unarmed. Randolph managed to net $8,100 in cash from the bank.

He told the police after he was arrested that he committed the crime to pay for his 1-year-old daughter’s chemotherapy treatments.

Randolph is currently being held on $500,000 bail. He faces one count of armed robbery and another count of bank robbery. Both charges can result in a maximum sentence of life in prison.