A federal judge on Thursday sentenced 35-year-old Graciano Pina Quezada over the February holdup of a Wells Fargo branch in Lubbock.
Quezada, who's formerly from Albuquerque, N.M., pleaded guilty in October to bank robbery and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime.
Prosecutors in Lubbock say Quezada pointed a pistol at bank employees and customers while demanding cash from a teller.
Police chased Quezada into neighboring Lynn County, where his vehicle was stopped after a Texas trooper threw spike strips on a road.
The suspect was caught following a foot chase. A loaded gun and an undisclosed amount of cash, stolen from the bank, were recovered from his car.