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Cops: Woman's Getaway Vehicle Doesn't Work Well

Floridian accused of robbing Arby's, grabbing a cab
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2016 9:40 AM CDT
Cops: Woman's Getaway Vehicle Doesn't Work Well
Not a superb choice in getaway vehicles.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File)

(Newser) – An alleged robber in Gainesville, Florida, managed to successfully get away from an Arby's restaurant, only to be foiled in part by her choice of getaway vehicle: a taxi cab. The Gainesville Sun reports that 20-year-old Keshunte Taylor is in custody after police say she robbed the restaurant at gunpoint, then made the unusual choice of hopping in a cab. That didn't make it hard for police to spot the vehicle, and it was stopped less than two blocks away—still in the same shopping plaza. Taylor was in the back seat with $219 of the restaurant's money, say police. (Read more weird crimes stories.)

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