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East County Monday, Jul. 29, 2013 4 years ago

East County gas station robbed at gunpoint

by: Pam Eubanks Senior Editor

An East County gas station was robbed at gun point early this morning.

A Manatee County Sheriff's Offfice report states two black males robbed the 7-Eleven gas station, located at 4227 State Road 64, at 1:26 a.m.

The first suspect, described as 6 feet tall and weighing about 160 pounds, was wearing a a long-sleeve shirt, dark jeans and a black bandana when he approached the store clerk. The second suspect, who is described as about 6 feet tall and weighing 185 pounds, also was wearing a long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans and a blue bandana; he approached a store patron. 

Both men were armed, the report states.

The men fled in an unknown direction after the robbery.

See below for a map of the 7-Eleven location.

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Contact Pam Eubanks at [email protected].

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