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Woman, 94, hurt during burglary in her Bradenton home

MANATEE -- A 94-year-old woman was injured today when she confronted two burglars in her home and they knocked her to the ground, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The break-in occurred about noon in the 6600 block of Connecticut Avenue, in the Whitfield neighborhood.

"Once inside the residence, the victim and the suspects confronted each other," a news release states.

Paramedics responded and treated the woman on the scene.

Anyone with information about the case can call the sheriff's office at (941) 747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS.

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