MANATEE — The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery at the Siesta Inn, 2303 First St. E. that occurred about 4:50 p.m. Wednesday.
The victim told deputies he was visiting a friend at the Siesta Inn when two suspects arrived in a red Dodge Magnum, according to a news release.
After the victim and his friend got into the Magnum, one of the suspects reportedly pulled a handgun and demanded Corona’s money. Corona placed the money on the floor as his friend bailed out of the car. Corona also bailed out of the car as the suspects fled the scene, deputies said.
There were no injuries during the incident.