Masked gunmen rob Circle K store in East Manatee

September 3, 2013 

MANATEE -- Two masked gunmen robbed a Circle K store in East Manatee early Tuesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 3:05 a.m., the robbers entered the store at 3304 State Road 70 E. and demanded money. They fled in an unknown direction after taking an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise, according to a news relelase.

Responding deputies searched the area but did not find the suspects.

One of the suspects was described as wearing a white hoodie and long pants. The other gunman was wearing a dark hoodie and long pants. Both men had guns and were wearing masks, according to the sheriff's office.

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