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Police seek 3 men who robbed taco truck

Three men drove up to a taco truck and demanded money in Spanish while holding the employees at gunpoint, according to police.

The three Hispanic men drove a white Ford pickup truck to the taco truck at the 6100 block of Southwest Freeway on Aug. 31 around 1:30 a.m., police said.

Two men jumped out of the pickup while the third stayed in the car. The men walked up to the taco truck and held the employees at gunpoint while demanding cash in Spanish, according to authorities.

The employees handed over an unknown amount of cash and fled the scene, police said.

Surveillance video shows the first man as Hispanic around the age of late teens to mid-20s, standing 6 feet tall and weighing about 200-250 pounds.

The first man was holding a black pistol and wearing a baseball hat, black shirt and black pants, as well as a dark bandanna covering his face.

Surveillance shows the second man as a Hispanic around the age of late teens to mid-20s, wearing a blue shirt, dark pants and light colored bandanna covering his face.

Surveillance shows the third man as a possibly white or Hispanic.

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