Two men escape from a Chicago federal prison

CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for two inmates after they escaped from a federal jail on Tuesday morning.

Kenneth Conley and Joseph Banks escaped between 5 a.m. and 8:45 a.m.

A rope made of blankets and sheets hung 15 stories down the side of the building, just above a roof on the first floor.

Both men are robbery suspects.

Police believe they are traveling together and while they did not likely escape with weapons, they are now believed to be armed and dangerous.

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