MANATEE -- Five suspects are being sought in connection with a home invasion reported in Ellenton late Thursday night.
According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, a man and woman were at the home in the 600 block of 25th Drive East during the invasion, which occurred about 10 p.m.
The man told deputies he had been standing in his driveway when he was approached by a number of masked men, who ordered him into the home. The suspects took the residents' cell phones and other items, hit the man on the head and then fled, according to the report.
Deputies responded to the area and secured the home, but were unable to locate the suspects.The man was treated at the scene by emergency medical crews.