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Circle K robbed in Bradenton Friday, same suspect robs Burger King

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MANATEE CO., FL (WWSB) - The sheriff's office is searching for a masked robber who held up a Circle K gas station Friday morning. 

At about 5:30 Friday morning, the armed suspect entered the Circle K, located at 3304 53rd Ave East. He took property from the store and then fled the scene and was unable to be located.

About 45 minutes later a suspect fitting this description robbed the Burger King located at 2319 Cortez Road West, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

There were no injuries reported during either robbery. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011.