Manatee woman robbed trying to sell power tools to make rent

November 6, 2012 

MANATEE -- A 60-year-old woman trying to sell power tools to make rent was robbed in the 4900 block of 14th Street West about 10 p.m. Monday, the Manatee County Sheriffs Office reported.

When the victim was approached by two males, she asked them if they were interested in buying the tools. One of the males pushed her away and the other grab the tools. Both fled west across 14th Street West.

The victim returned to her residence and notified Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

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