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Published: Tuesday, 1/9/2001

2 men hide in freezer, rob diner at gunpoint

Two men wearing ski masks and brandishing handguns robbed the Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon , 5640 Airport Highway, of about $4,300 yesterday, police said.

The men were hiding in a freezer when they jumped out and robbed the eatery about 10 a.m., police said.

The manager was preparing to make a deposit when the men forced her to open a safe in the office. The men also ordered three employees to lay on the floor, Detective Harold Mosley said.

The men ran out a rear door in an unknown direction.

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