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Suspect charged with robbing man at knifepoint in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly robbed a man at knifepoint in the parking lot of a Bradenton sports bar, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 7:27 p.m. Saturday, the 57-year-old victim was standing in the parking lot of Bleachers, 5606 14th St. W., when deputies say he was approached from behind by Corey Crews who held a knife to his neck and demanded the victim's wallet, according to a news release.

After taking the wallet, the suspect fled into Southernaire Mobile Home Park, where deputies eventually found him hiding in a shed.

Crews faces charges of robbery, theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing. He was being held without bond at the Manatee County jail.

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