MANATEE - A gunman this morning robbed a 49-year-old woman, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
About 4:30 a.m., the woman was placing items in the trunk of her car in the 6500 block of Second Avenue Northeast when the suspect ran towards her from between two vehicles, pointed a gun at the woman's face and said, "Give me your money and jewelry," according to a news release.
The woman complied and the suspect fled. Patrol units canvassed the neighborhood but could not locate the suspect.
The victim was not injured.
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The suspect was described as being in his 20s, standing 5 feet, 9 inches to 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing between 150 and 160 pounds. He was clean shaven and wearing a black or dark blue hoodie and jeans.