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The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred on July 17 at Bethel Baptist Church, 1805 30th Ave. W.

According to the incident report, someone broke into the church and rummaged through several drawers before locating a cash box inside of a closet in the church’s Fellowship Hall.

According to the report, the suspects made away with the $30 inside the box and the church reported no other items missing.

Anyone with information can call the sheriff’s office at 941-747-3011.

Breaking News/Real Time Reporter Mark Young began his career in 1996 and has been with the Bradenton Herald since 2014. He has won more than a dozen awards over the years, including the coveted Lucy Morgan Award for In-Depth Reporting from the Florida Press Club and for beat reporting from the Society for Professional Journalists to name a few. His reporting experience is as diverse as the communities he covers.
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