A Kansas City man convicted of robbing a bank on the Country Club Plaza and using someone else’s work truck to escape was sentenced Thursday to five years in federal prison.
David E. Clark, 37, wore a bright orange construction vest when he stole $3,037 from Commerce Bank branch at 118 W. 47th St. on July 28, 2014.
During the robbery, Clark approached a teller station and took out a note from his pocket. The teller refused to take the note and asked Clark if he needed help.
Clark demanded money and fled after the teller gave him cash.
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Another bank employee saw Clark driving out of a nearby parking garage in a white truck with a concrete company’s sign on the side. Clark was arrested about 30 minutes later.
A federal judge found Clark guilty for the robbery during a trial in December.