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It's the FBI is now hunting for two escaped convicts whom officials say used a rope that they made of bed sheets.
To repel some twenty stories down a high rise jailhouse in Chicago.
And now the feds are offering 50000 bucks for information to help lead to their capture.
According to the FBI some prison employees noticed something suspicious hanging down the side of the metropolitan correction center when they arrive for work.
Officers then did -- headcount and when they checked the fugitive cells they say they found a window broken and the bars pulled out.
And dangling from the side of -- building dozens and dozens of bed sheets knotted together every six feet.
Trace Gallagher with the rest of -- stories -- and it sounds like those guys were gone for could be hours before the guards even knew they were missing.
Yet because the last time they were accounted for -- was it 10 PM roll call and after that those bed sheets were found coming out the window almost nine hours later and now the FBI's telling us they have surveillance video.
Of these two guys getting into a -- at 2:45 in the morning.
About three blocks away from the jail after that police say the men went to a Chicago suburb to the homes of the man on the right can Condoleezza brother and mother to get clothing and other supplies police raided that home hours later this.
One point they went to the garage and to put their view had a better and to drive story -- -- in the -- and nothing is there -- home but -- later.
They went and got the -- -- Yeah but they didn't find anything they also searched a strip club -- can Connolly one of the convicts used to work and again.
They came up -- shot -- Is a grown man get out of a six inch wide window.
Yeah that's big question the window was actually six inches wide and six feet tall but I want to show you this because of you look at the bottom of the window.
You see the damage there the concrete well it may have damage that when they're pulling the bar -- tonight the Chicago Tribune is reporting.
That entire cinder block may have been removed and that's how they got out so.
Not only did they had to gather up and hide at least 35 bed sheets to make their -- they had deprive the bars out of the windows those bars were found hidden.
Inside one of the mattresses they also took the glass out and hit bad inside the mattresses.
And then they -- clothing and more bed -- stuff beneath blankets to make it appear as if they were sleeping I mean this season right out.
Of the Shawshank redemption ship in this thing appears to have been.
Very well planned Trace Gallagher on the -- -- breakout -- thanks.
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