Costumed Robbers Strike Pantego Halloween Party

PANTEGO (AP) – Police are looking for four people who crashed a Halloween party in the Fort Worth area after the costumed men robbed the guests of money, jewelry and cell phones.

Police in Pantego say the suspects beat a man who was there to pick up his teenage child from the party.  He confronted the crooks, officers say.

Police say two of the four suspects had guns.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported the father was treated and released from a hospital.

Police says the home invasion happened around 11:15 p.m. Saturday in Pantego, a suburb of Arlington.

Police Chief Joel McKinney says the four costumed robbers wore bandannas and were unknowingly let in by some teens at the party, thrown for students mainly from Arlington High School.

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  • Amanda

    Oh, Arlington High School, explains it.

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