Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - A man on parole for a bank robbery was taken into custody after police said he was caught robbing another bank on Saturday.
Syracuse Police said 54-year-old Mark Evans, of Syracuse, took a cab to the Chase Bank at the corner of Adams Street and South Crouse Avenue in Syracuse around 10:10 a.m. Saturday.
He entered the bank, handed the teller a note, and the teller gave him some money.
Police said Evans left the bank, got back in the taxi, and left the scene.
A short time later, a Syracuse Police officer saw the cab near the intersection of South Warren Street and East Onondaga Street.
Evans tried to run away but the offer tased him. Evans was then taken into custody without further incident.
Police said Evans had the money from the bank with him when he was caught.
No one was injured in the bank.
Police credited witnesses with providing a good description of Evans and the taxi he was in.
Evans is charged with Robbery in the Third Degree and Grand Larceny.
He is scheduled to be arraigned in Syracuse City Court on Sunday.