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East County Monday, Jun. 16, 2014 3 years ago

Homeless man robbed

by: Pam Eubanks Senior Editor

A homeless man was injured during a robbery Sunday at a homeless camp behind the Circle K, at 6410 State Road 64 E., Bradenton.

A Manatee County Sheriff's Office report states emergency medical services responded to a call regarding an injured person at 3:35 p.m. Upon arrival at the hospital, the person was identified as Phillip Robertson, 35.

While at the hospital, Robertson disclosed he had been robbed. Deputies conducted a brief interview. Robertson stated he was missing $200, a cell phone and a laptop computer. 

Robertson sustained injuries to his face and remains hospitalized.

Anyone with information should call the sheriff's office at 747-3011.

Contact Pam Eubanks at [email protected].


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