Grounded: Fleeing bank robber busted at airport


(WTLV/NBC News) – An accused bank robber is in custody after his high-flying escape attempt was grounded by an observant airport employee.

Investigators say the man robbed a Jacksonville, Florida bank around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Multiple sources confirmed the man then went to Jacksonville International Airport, where he tried to then buy a cash ticket out of town.

An American Airlines agent noticed odd behavior from the man and alerted authorities.

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