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Police tape surrounds the Metropolitan Correctional Center Tuesday in Chicago. Two convicted bank robbers used a knotted rope or bed sheets to escape from the federal prison window high above downtown Chicago early Tuesday, a week after one of them made a courtroom vow of retribution, to a federal judge. The escape occurred sometime between 5 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. when the inmates were discovered missing,

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2 inmates escape from high-rise jail in Chicago

A massive manhunt is under way for two bank robbers who pulled off a daring escape from downtown Chicago’s high-rise jail Tuesday by apparently squeezing through a narrow window and scaling down about 20 stories using a makeshift rope.

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