Man robbed at gunpoint in U.S. 301 parking lot

MANATEE — A 27-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint at 9:50 a.m. Monday in a parking lot at 303 U.S. 301 Blvd. W.

The victim was walking to his car with cash bank deposits for Charley’s Steakhouse when he was robbed by three males, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.

A maroon Oldsmobile the three men were in approached the victim in the parking lot and one man jumped out and demanded cash, pointing a black semi-automatic handgun at the victim, the report stated.

The area was searched but the suspects were not found. The victim was not injured.