SARASOTA -- Two armed men accosted a woman just before midnight as she left a post office on Ashton Road, then stole her car after she fought them off, sheriff's deputies reported.
Deputies met with the victim early today, who told them that as she was walking out of the post office facility at 2875 Ashton Road, she was confronted by two men in their 20s who were brandishing a gun, demanding money and keys to her vehicle.
The suspects attempted to pull the woman into her vehicle, but she actively resisted, deputies reported. They then fled the area, taking her vehicle. It is described as a tan/gold 2001 Chrysler Plymouth Voyager, with a Florida plate: WTRCOLR.
Anyone with information should call Sarasota Criminal Investigations at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com or by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637).