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12/19/2013 11:58 am ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Larry Poulos Robs Bank, Gets Robbed Himself Immediately After: Cops

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A Texas man was robbed just moments after robbing a bank himself, police say.

Larry Poulos, of Arlington, allegedly handed a teller at the Educational Employees Credit Union a deposit slip with the word "bomb" scrawled on the back Tuesday, according to Dallas News.

The teller initially thought he was just kidding, but soon realized he was legitimately trying to rob the place. She gave him more than $5,000 in cash before he fled the store, according to the Dallas Observer, but not before he -- and his "I <3 Texas" shirt -- were caught on surveillance camera.

Oh yeah, some neighbors also called 911 because while Poulos was running back to his apartment, dollar bills were spilling out of the bag and trailing behind him.

Neighbors also reported that minutes after Poulous went into his apartment, two large men walked in, then came back out carrying a bag of cash.

When cops showed up at Poulos' apartment, they noted that he was not only wearing the same "I <3 Texas" shirt seen in the surveillance video, but he was also bleeding from his head. Both Poulos and his roommate told cops that Poulos had just been robbed.

The roommate also told cops that a few days earlier, Poulos told him he planned on robbing a bank.

Poulos faces federal robbery charges, while the folks who reportedly robbed him have not been caught.

His roommate was also arrested on an unrelated warrant.

Poulos isn't the only alleged crook to get karma-slapped near-instantly. In May, a man tried to steal a woman's cell phone and was hit by a bus immediately afterwards. He suffered only minor injuries.

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