Man, 72, robbed of car in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A 72-year-old man was robbed of his car in the parking lot of a Bradenton restaurant late Wednesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The victim was walking to his car in the parking lot of the Lantern Chinese food restaurant, 3126 First St., when he was approached by two suspects, one of whom grabbed him around the neck and the other held a gun to his head, according to a news release.

They went through the victim's pockets, taking his wallet and keys. They then fled west in the victim's beige 2002 Isuzu, according to the report.