It's hard to imagine what the drive-up teller was thinking when she sent an undisclosed amount of money to a bank robber at a drive-up station at
Lasalle Bank in Chicago. The money was sent via a pneumatic tube.
A bank robber behind the wheel of his car Tuesday sent a note through a vacuum tube to the teller at the drive-through window at a branch of
Chicago’s LaSalle Bank, and the teller obliged, returning an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
The exchange was completed through the bank’s pneumatic tube communications system, in which canisters are passed back and forth between motorist
The FBI said it was investigating the drive-through theft.
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The policy of most banks in the city of Chicago is to go along with the robbery. They are pretty well trained in getting details about the suspects to
help police track them down later. It all stems from a couple years of frequent bank robberies back in the late 90's. But yes, the teller didn't
think it all the way through.
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