Couple robbed at Bradenton apartments

MANATEE — Two men, including one armed with a shotgun, robbed a couple at a Bradenton apartment complex early Wednesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

The male victim was standing in the parking lot of the Garden Walk Apartments, 5310 26th St. W., about 2:35 a.m., when he was approached by the two assailants. They took his money and then one of them entered his apartment, where the woman was located, according to a news release.

The suspects took several items from the apartment before fleeing, according to the sheriff’s office.Deputies searched the area but did not find the suspects.