Illinois, USA – A man wearing a wig entered the bank vault in suburban Chicago and was about to take a prize of $ 100,000, but got stuck in an air duct which had to be rescued hours later , authorities said Sunday. Charles Estell, 38, was found about 1:00 am on Sunday in the air duct of an office next to the bank, according to police spokesman in Oak Lawn, Michael Kaufmann.
I do not want to kill you or hurt you, said Estell, according to the criminal complaint. I just want the money, he added.
According to the complaint, gorged Estell a backpack with $ 100,000 and fled. Employees told authorities that the assailant had apparently escaped through the roof.
The authorities searched for hours until he was placed on Sunday at 1:00 am. But before I desatoraran air duct, had to take a long dreadlocks wig she wore.
According to the criminal complaint, Estell told investigators that he entered the vault from the ceiling.
Estell was charged Sunday with one count of assault on a bench and faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.
The assailant has not been found innocent or guilty and will appear in court on Tuesday.
It is not known immediately if Estell had a lawyer. No one responded to the message left at the telephone number of Estell.