Home invasion robbery reported in Manatee


MANATEE - A family of three fell victim to an armed home invasion while they slept, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

A trio of armed, masked men forced their way in to the rear of the home on 5800 block of 5th St. E. according to a news release.

The three suspects took valuables from he home before fleeing. The two adults and 7-month-old child were unharmed during the incident.

Manatee County Sheriff's deputies and K-9 responded immediately. Some of the valuables were recovered, however, the suspects remain missing.

The investigation is continuing.

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