Home invasion robbery reported in East Manatee

EAST MANATEE -- An armed male forced himself inside an occupied residence off the 2400 block of Pope Road about 9 p.m. Sunday and stole the victim’s personal property, according to a report from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The intruder fled in an unknown direction. No one was injured at the residence. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about a crime is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS (8477).