Crime

Gunman robs Manatee 7-Eleven store

MANATEE — A gunman robbed a 7-Eleven store early Monday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 3:04 a.m., the suspect entered the store at 6886 15th St. E., pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. The clerk complied and emptied the cash drawer and gave the money to the robber, according to a news release.

No one was injured in the robbery.

According to the sheriff's office, a second suspect may have been involved in the robbery. The hold-up happened as the clerk was selling a cigar to another man, according to the release.

A detailed description of either man was not available.

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