Crime

Two robbed at E. Manatee Burger King

MANATEE — Two people were robbed late Friday while sitting in their car in the parking lot of a Burger King restaurant in East Manatee, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Two suspects approached the victims while they were in the parking lot of the Burger King store at 6502 State Road 64. One of the suspects pointed a gun at one of the vehicle's occupants, and the other suspects hit the other victim in the face, according to a news release.

The suspects then took personal items from the victims and fled in a white or silver vehicle, according to the sheriff's office.

Anyone with information about this robbery can call the sheriff's office at (941) 747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (9866) 634-TIPS.

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