MANATEE - Two assailants carjacked a man's minivan early this morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The 24-year-old victim was arriving at his residence at the Oakwood apartments in the 900 block of 21st Street East, Palmetto, when he was approached from behind by the two suspects. They told him to empty his pockets and set the items on the ground, according to the sheriff's office.
Once he did this, they told him to walk towards the laundry room of the apartment complex. As he walked away, the suspects got in the van and drove out of the complex, the sheriff's office said.
The victim was not injured.
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The first suspect was described as standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants. The second suspect was described as standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing 230 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue beanie, white shirt and blue shorts, according to the sheriff's office.