FBI: Taxi-hailing bank robber arrested

An FBI Task Force has arrested the man they say robbed a TD bank in Newark in May and then escaped by hailing a taxi.

Police say Clarence Smith robbed the TD Bank

Police say Clarence Smith robbed the TD Bank in Newark in May. He was arrested by the FBI. (Credit: Handout Photo)

NEWARK - An FBI Task Force has arrested the man they say robbed a TD bank in Newark in May and then escaped by hailing a taxi.

Clarence Smith, 61, was arrested and charged with robbery and weapons offenses.

Police say Smith allegedly went into the TD Bank on Mulberry Street and demanded money after alluding to the teller that he was armed.

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