So, on the one hand, they did catch the guy.
On the other hand, the reporter has a good point. What happens if the bank robber decides to open fire, now that you've handcuffed every single adult in the area?
For that matter, what justifies putting chains on free men and women when you know that almost none of them are guilty? The assumption that it is OK to chain people up at the convenience of the state is the sort of thing that strikes me as fundamentally wrong in a free country.