Ken-Tex employees robbed at gunpoint

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By Gayle Deaton

Five masked gunmen burst into Ken-Tex Bar-B-Q Saturday night at closing time and robbed the two employees who were cleaning up.

According to a Shelby County sheriff's report, the five men were all black males who were wearing grim reaper masks when they stormed the restaurant.

One of the masked men pointed a large caliber handgun at the head of a male juvenile employee; one ripped the phone out of the wall and another grabbed a knife from a work area, according to the report.

Ken-Tex has video surveillance in the restaurant.

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