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Woman robbed at gunpoint in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A 20-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint in Bradenton Friday evening, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 8 p.m., the victim had driven her uncle to a residence in the 3200 block of 20th Street East and waited outside in her car while he went inside.

After about 20 minutes, the woman went inside the residence to look for her uncle and she was confronted by man who pointed a gun at her. He demanded her gold jewelry and medicine, and she complied, according to a news release.

The woman fled the residence and drove to a nearby gas station, where deputies responded.

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