Masked men break into Bradenton house

MANATEE -- Two masked men forced their way into a Bradenton home late Sunday and robbed the people inside of various items, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

About 10:45 p.m., the assailants, one of whom was armed with a knife, forced their way into a residence in the 3700 block of Ninth Avenue West and demanded money and drugs. After taking some items from the four people inside, they fled on foot in a westerly direction.

Deputies could not locate them.