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2 men rob family in Manatee home invasion

MANATEE - Two men broke into a residence in the 3600 block of 47th Avenue West early this morning, stealing a bracelet and an X-Box video game system, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The suspects, who were wearing gloves and shirts covering their faces, smashed the glass on the back door, unlocked the deadbolt and entered the home. They confronted the victim in one of two bedrooms and forced him to give them his bracelet. The suspects then rummaged through belongings in the room before taking the X-Box, the sheriff's office said.

The victim's child and sister were in the second bedroom but were not disturbed.

Deputies set up a perimeter around the crime scene, but the suspects were able to elude the search.

No one was injured in the break-in.

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