Woman tied up in Manatee home invasion robbery

MANATEE -- A woman was ambushed by two armed intruders as she used a remote control to open her garage door about 3:30 a.m. today in the 5600 block of 25th Street Circle East, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The intruders took her into her house, tied her up and demanded money, the sheriff's office reported.

After the two left, the victim said she was able to free herself from the ties and called 9-1-1. Deputies completed a neighborhood search, but were unable to locate the suspects. The woman and a child in the home were not injured during the armed home invasion.