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In chains and wheelchair, 2nd bank robber recaptured after escape appears in Chicago court

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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the FBI shows Kenneth Conley, one of two inmates who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago on Dec. 18, 2012. U.S. Marshals Service spokeswoman Belkis Cantor said Conley was captured Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at an apartment complex across the street from the Palos Hills, Ill. police department. (AP Photo/FBI, File)The Associated Press

In chains and a wheelchair, a bank robber who was captured more than two weeks after his daring Chicago jailbreak has been brought back to federal court.

Kenneth Conley was largely silent at Saturday's hearing, speaking only to acknowledge he understood he could face an additional five years behind bars if convicted in the escape.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/VFD1Gp) that Conley was wearing a medical brace on a badly swollen left foot, which was apparently injured during his capture Friday in suburban Palos Hills.

Conley escaped from a high-rise lockup Dec. 18 along with cellmate and fellow bank robber Joseph "Jose" Banks apparently by smashing a hole in a narrow cell window and climbing down 20 stories using a rope fashioned from bed sheets. Banks was caught Dec. 20.

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Information from: Chicago Sun-Times, http://www.suntimes.com/index

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