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Dallas Robber Gets More Than 4 Years In Prison

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DALLAS (AP) - A robber who tried to swap dye-stained cash after a Dallas bank holdup and later tried to escape has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.

A federal judge in Dallas on Monday sentenced 31-year-old Kenslesl Ambca Williams to 52 months behind bars. Williams earlier this year pleaded guilty to bank robbery and attempting to escape from federal custody.

Investigators say Williams on Jan. 4 robbed a bank, then hours later tried to exchange some of the stolen dye-stained bills at a pawn shop. Williams was arrested after suspicious store officials contacted authorities.

Williams the next day appeared before a magistrate and was ordered to remain in custody, but he ran out of the courtroom. Officers caught Williams in a hallway.

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