MANATEE — The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two persons who attempted to force their way into a residence in the 6600 block of Lincoln Road about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, according to a report.
The two knocked on the front door. When the victim answered the knock, they tried to push their way inside, the report said. One of the suspects was armed.
According to the report the victim fought back and prevented the intruders from entering the residence. They fled northbound in a dark Chevrolet Blazer.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 747-3011. Or remain anonymous, and possibly become eligible for a cash reward, by calling Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS (8677).