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Posted: Feb 9, 2013 10:10 PM

Updated: Feb 11, 2013 8:01 AM

HIDALGO COUNTY - Three people are behind bars for their alleged involvement in a home invasion.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the suspects invaded a home on Mauren Street, near Bentsen Palm and Mile 9 ½. That's north of Alton.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies arrested the trio after the victim led them to their home. Sheriff Lupe Trevino said the victim followed the suspects and tipped deputies off to their location.

Residents in the area worry about the crime in their neighborhood. One resident CHANNEL 5 NEWS spoke with said he was afraid the robbers could have come after him instead. The father of two hopes the neighborhood will start looking out for one another.

Sheriff's deputies are questioning the three suspects; the investigation is ongoing.

Topics: HIDALGO COUNTY, home invasion, Bentsen Palm and Mile 9 ½, Mauren Street, alton

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