Jail escapee accused of robbing banks

March 26, 2009 3:31:01 PM PDT
Randy Rencher, the Cook County jail escapee, is accused of robbing six banks while on the run.Rencher escaped from jail in 2005 and remained on the loose for more than four months. He's also accused of trying to escape from custody in February of last year.

Police say Rencher held a busload of inmates and a deputy marshal hostage at the Dirksen federal building as part of that attempted escape but he was re-captured.