FBI Nabs Sparks Man in Taxi Who Robbed Reno Bank

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Reno police and FBI agents have arrested a bank robber who tried to get away in a taxi.

Police say Jason Gregory Knoles has admitted that he robbed the U.S. Bank on Vassar Street just after noon on Sunday.

Sgt. Kimberly Bradshaw says the 41-year-old Sparks man was arrested a short time later while riding in a taxi cab on South Virginia Street.

Police say Knoles simulated having a pistol and demanded money, which has been recovered.

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