Man robbed in Bradenton after catching ride with strangers

March 16, 2014 

MANATEE -- A man was robbed after he caught a ride outside a Bradenton bar with three people he didn't know, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 2:30 a.m. Sunday, the victim walked out of the El Paisano bar, 5803 15th St. E., and a caught a ride with someone who agreed to take him home for $10, according to a news release.

In the 2500 block of Whitfield Avenue, Bradenton, the strangers robbed the victim at gunpoint, according to the report.

The victim was not injured.

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