Armed men rob 8-liner, patrons in Starr County

Armed men surveillance Image // Starr County Sheriff's Office Photo

Authorities are searching for five armed men who robbed an 8-liner arcade and its partons on Thursday night.

The Starr County Sheriff's Office reported that the armed robbery happened at a former grocery store located on FM 2360 and Sierra Street in Alto Bonito just after 8 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators told Action 4 News that five armed men stormed the arcade and took all of its cash.

Deputies said the men turned around and stole money, wallets and purses from patrons.

No arrests were made and no injuries were reported.

Deputies reported seizing 47 machines used for illegal gambling.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the robbery is asked to call the Starr County Sheriff's Office at (956) 487-5571.