Shotgun, $11,000 taken in Manatee burglary

MANATEE - A shotgun and $11,000 in cash were among the items taken during a residential burglary today, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The break-in happened between 8:30 a.m. and 3:05 p.m. at a residence in the 3500 block of 49th Avenue East when someone smashed through the front door.

Once inside, they took the cash and shotgun, as well as a safe, two cameras, a small safe and a diamond ring valued at $5,500, according to a news release.