The Bank Trust on North Dean Road in Auburn, Ala., was the scene of an attempted robbery Tuesday afternoon.
Witnesses say that two men attempted to enter the bank with at least one handgun drawn when they were met by a security guard.
The guard fired five shots at the two suspects who fled on foot.
Nobody was injured.
Both suspects are described as being of average height and weight. One was wearing light colored pants, white shirt and beige bandana over his face. The second was wearing dark pants, dark shirt, white tennis shoes and white bandana over his face.