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Posted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014 7:48 am | Updated: 8:03 am, Wed Jan 1, 2014.

BRADENTON, FL- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted robbery with injuries.  It happened just before midnight Wednesday at the 6000 block of 15th St. E., in Bradenton.

According to a Deputies report, the victim, Clyde Fulford was working at his shop late, and decided to go for a walk around the block.  As he did so a Silver Nissan Altima pulled up along side him and two Hispanic men jumped out.  One of the men pulled out a small silver knife and attempted to rob Fulford.  The suspect with the knife then slashed Fulford 3 times on his left arm.

The suspects then jumped back in their car and drove off.  Fulford went to Manatee Memorial hospital for treatment.

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