Man sentenced for taxi-cab bank robbery in Raleigh

January 28, 2014 

— A man who used a taxi during the robbery of a Raleigh bank was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison.

Dellonte Rashaun Seburn of Maryland took a taxi to and from the Mechanics and Farmers Bank in downtown Raleigh on Sept. 24, 2012, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

In between his taxi rides, Seburn passed a note demanding money to a teller and took $1,260, the attorney’s office said in a written release. He escaped in the cab and was arrested a week later in Maryland, according to the release.

Seburn, 35, pleaded guilty to a count of bank robbery last October. He was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James C. Dever III.

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