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Taxi Driver Accused Of Bank Robbery Caught Escaping In Own Cab

A Florida cab driver accused of bank robbery was driven straight to jail after being arrested while using his taxi as a getaway car.

Clearwater police said Clinton Archer Wells, 31, robbed a Wells Fargo bank Tuesday afternoon while wearing black fabric over his head, according to WTSP.com.

Investigators said Wells told employees he was carrying a gun. After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, Wells escaped in the cab he drives for a living, according to TampaBay.com.

Officers spotted the taxi within seven minutes and Wells was in custody two minutes after that, TBNWeekly reports,

Wells was charged with two counts of armed bank robbery: One for the Wells Fargo and the other for an Aug. 7 holdup at US AmeriBank, TBO.com reports.

Wells was also charged with robbery with an implied weapon.

Police also believe Wells was involved in other robberies and are investigating.

Wells was facing $300,000 bail but is no longer listed in the Pinellas County Jail database. 

 

 

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