MANATEE - A man and woman were arrested early this morning, after a security guard caught them trying to break into an apartment in the 300 block of 34th Avenue Drive East, Bradenton, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
A guard at the Manatee Woods Apartments spotted Matthew Bruce, 44, and Cindi Bruce, 50, trying to pry off a window screen from an apartment that was for rent. The guard confronted the suspects, ordered Matthew Bruce to drop a knife he was carrying and held them in custody until deputies arrived, a report stated.
The suspects did not enter the apartment, and nothing was taken, according to the sheriff's office.
The sheriff's report did not say how the Bruces are related.