Three men, including one armed with a handgun, held up a KCTV news crew Sunday night and stole their cellphones and wallets, according to Kansas City police.
A crew member told investigators the crew was inside a news van at 61st Terrace and Ward Parkway, completing a story about 9:30 p.m., when three men yanked opened the van’s front doors.
One man pointed a silver handgun at the crew members and demanded their phones and wallets. The robbers took the items and ran north, police said.
The robbers wore dark pants and dark long-sleeve shirts, and some sort of cloth covered their faces. Each wore a dark stocking cap.
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Police arrested three people about 3 a.m. in the 5000 block of Bellefontaine Avenue and recovered the stolen items. The suspects were driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen.