CHAMBLEE, Ga. (February 29, 2012)—A man was arrested after returning back to the suburban Atlanta bank he tried to rob in order to withdraw money for his cab fare home, authorities said.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Trevor Gladston, Jr. 39, was charged with attempted armed robbery.
Chamblee police accuse Gladston of giving a bank teller a note demanding cash Tuesday.
Police said he left without money when the teller fled, protected by bullet-resistant glass.
Authorities said he fled in a taxi, but the driver flagged down a transit police officer after being concerned that her passenger would leave without paying.
Police say that officer didn't know about the robbery attempt and talked Gladston into returning to the bank to withdraw money for the cab ride.
He later was arrested.