Crime

Pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint in Bradenton

MANATEE — A pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday evening, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Shortly afterwards, deputies arrested one of the two suspects.

The hold-up occurred about 7:30 p.m. in the 5100 block of 15th Street Court East as the victim was making a delivery. One of the suspects was carrying a shotgun, according to a release.

After the robbery, which netted the pair $26, the suspects fled on bicycles, according to the sheriff's office.

As deputies were checking the area, they found one the suspects near the entrance to the La Mirada Garden Apartments, 1636 55th Ave. Circle E. One was arrested, but the other fled on foot and was not found, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies recovered the shotgun and the stolen cash, according to the report.

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