Man's face slashed in robbery at Manatee gas station

MANATEE -- A 29-year-old man had his cheek slashed by an assailant and was robbed of cash and property valued at $250, when he left his car at the air pump of a gasoline station in the 5900 block of 15th Street East, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reported.

The attack occurred about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The type weapon used in the attack was unknown.