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Halloween Heist: Cook County brothers stole more than $1M from armored truck, ATM at gunpoint, prosecutors say

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Two Cook County brothers were charged in federal court with robbery more than $1 million from an armored truck and an ATM in a Chicago suburb on Halloween.

Corrie Singleton, 21, Darrell Singleton, 18, both South Hollandand a minor are charged with robbery, bank robbery by assault and firearms offenses, according to an indictment remanded in the US District Court in Chicago.

According to the indictment, a Brink security courier was reloading an ATM at a Chase Bank branch on the 16700 block of Torrence Ave. Lansing on the morning of October 31 when the robbery took place.

The trio allegedly pulled their guns and stole a gun and a bag of cash from the courier, as well as cash from an ATM, according to federal prosecutors.

The robbers then dragged the courier into the armored car and asked her to open the internal compartments and deliver bags of money, prosecutors said.

The robbers were estimated to have stolen $121,824 from the courier and ATM and another $904,132 from the armored car.

After the robbery, the robbers fled southbound on Torrence Avenue in a white Dodge Charger while being pursued by police. The officers attempted to stop the vehicle before it collided with another car near an entrance ramp to I-80 and fled on foot.

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Corrie Singleton and the young man were arrested and most of the stolen money was recovered from the vehicle, according to the indictment. An arrest warrant has been issued for Darrell Singleton, prosecutors said.

Following his arrest, police took Corrie Singleton back to the bank where the courier positively identified him by his clothing, according to the criminal complaint.

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Written by Natalia Chi

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