Police Reports

Armed robber hits Circle K in Manatee

MANATEE -- An robber armed with a weapon that could have been a shotgun robbed the Circle K store at 7900 U.S. 41 early Sunday.

The robber, a male wearing a white hoodie, white long shorts and a white bandana covering the majority of his face, entered the convenience store at 3:11 a.m. and demanded money from the clerks while holding the gun, according to a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report.

He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and ran from the store, the report states.

A police canine responded to the scene but could not locate the suspect.