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Masked robbers force men into cooler, steal from Tampa meat market

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

When two men walked in the Mi Pueblo Meat Market wearing masks, the store owner knew they weren't there to celebrate Halloween.  They had guns and told all of the people in the store to hand over their wallets and get in the walk-in cooler.

It happened Thursday morning at 1:30 at the Mi Pueblo Meat Market at 102 S 22nd St.  The store was already closed for the night, but the owner had invited some friends over to watch a soccer game.

One of the five men, forced into the cooler, says the suspects ransacked the store, then left moments later and headed south.

Tampa Police spent several hours at the store overnight searching for evidence.  They're now following up on leads, but don't have any suspects in custody.

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