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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Moscow Truck Heist

MOSCOW () -- Armed robb

ers stopped three trucks on a highway west of Moscow and made off with their entire cargo of $400,000 worth of video equipment, police said Monday.

The Ukrainian drivers said they were taken away in a minibus and held for 24 hours before being brought to Moscow and given back their then empty trucks, police spokesman Gennady Melnik told Itar-Tass.

The trucks were commandeered Thursday evening, but the drivers did not notify police until Sunday out of fear for their safety, Melnik said.

The six robbers have not been identified.