CHICAGO (CBS) — A pair of bank robbers got away with the cash, but not before a dye pack exploded in their loot and they crashed into a garbage truck while making their getaway.
The duo entered the First American bank at 118th Street and Western Avenue about 11 a.m., both carrying guns.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Man Steals Car, Crashes It Moments Later In Back Of The Yards
One jumped the counter to collect cash, but on the way from the bank the dye pack exploded.
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Undeterred, the pair drove off–right into a Chicago garbage truck. The damage did not stop the car which continued east on 116th Street
The suspects were described as African-American, in their early 30s wearing dark clothing. One had a long black and grey beard; the other with a short black beard.MORE NEWS: On This Day 15 Years Ago: Bears Top Saints To Win NFC Championship, Advance To Super Bowl
The FBI’s Ross Rice says there were no injuries–the 50th Chicago area bank robbery this year.