Press Release

Subject: Robbery - Gas Station
Incident Type:
Incident Date/Time 8/5/2019 6:00:00 AM
Expire Date/Time 9/4/2019 6:00:00 AM
Case Number: 2019-021228
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Person/Suspect Info

Case Number: 2019-021228

Incident Type: Robbery Business/Subdivision: Speedway
Gas Station

Location: 8604 SR 70 E, Bradenton Zone: N80

Victim(s): Speedway Race/Sex:
N/A Victim(s) D.O.B: N/A

Suspect(s): Unknown Race/Sex: B/M x2 Suspect(s)
D.O.B: Unknown

approximately 3:19 am on 08/05/19 deputies responded to a Hold Up Alarm at the
Speedway Gas Station. Upon arrival they discovered that two unknown black males
had just robbed the store in a similar way as other recent gas station

According to the nighttime
clerk, two unknown black males entered the store and attempted to distract him
by asking to see miscellaneous items behind the counter. The clerk, refused to
move and the suspects left the store only to return a few seconds later. The
suspects rushed back into the store and told the clerk they
had a gun, however, the clerk never saw a gun. One suspect watched the clerk while
the second suspect went behind the counter with a large black plastic bag and
stole an unknown amount of cigarettes.

Anyone with information on
this case is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at (941) 747-3011
or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS