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Man injured in attempted robbery

MANATEE - A 48-year-old man was injured Tuesday evening when three men attempted to rob him in the 5900 block of 15th Street East.

The man said he was jumped by three men in the parking lot of the gas station on 15th Street East. One man started punching him while the other two tried to get his wallet from his pocket.

The man who was attached received a large bump on the forehead and a small cut over his right eye, sheriff deputies said. He was treated at the scene. The three men could not be found, deputies said.

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