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3 masked gunmen rob Samoset Grocery Store

MANATEE -- Three masked gunman robbed the Samoset Grocery Store early Friday morning before opening time, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

At 5:20 a.m. Friday, three employees had arrived to work at the store, 3011 15th St. E., Bradenton, according to a news release.

Shortly afterwards, three gunmen, with shirts covering their faces, came into the store and demanded money.

The suspects took an undisclosed amount of money and left. The employees waited until they felt it was safe to go outside and reported the robbery to a deputy who was in the area, according to the report.

There were no injuries reported. The store was closed so their were no customers present.

Anyone with information can call the Manatee County Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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