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Beverage store robbed at gunpoint

MANATEE -- Two persons, one carrying a shotgun, entered K & S Beverage, 700 block of 301 Blvd. E., just before 11 p.m. Friday, and demanded money from the cash register, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reported today.

The clerk complied and gave the gunman $150. The second robber went to the cooler and stole two cases of Bud Light.

The robbers were described as two males in their teens or early 20s. Both were about 6 feet tall with a thin build. The gunman wore a gray shirt. The second robber had a blue bandana over his face.

They fled in a van. This incident was captured on video and is being reviewed.

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