MANATEE -- A 28-year-old man was assaulted and robbed by two unknown men outside his home Tuesday night, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The victim was standing outside his residence in the 3200 block of 51st Avenue Drive West at 11:47 p.m. smoking a cigarette when two men with shirts wrapped around their heads approached him, according to a release.
The men hit the victim in the face with what he believed was the butt of a black, semi-automatic handgun, deputies said. The two then ran away with unspecified property of the victim.
No description of the men was provided.