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Kwik Stop in Bradenton robbed at gunpoint Friday night, suspect found

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Update:  Deputies arrested the suspect, John Ramos, 26, on Sunday around 2:43 a.m.

He was transported to the Bradenton Police Department. He was interviewed and confessed to the robbery at the Kwik Stop.

He also confessed to two other robberies in Manatee County.

Ramos is charged with Armed Robbery. 

The investigation is ongoing.


BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - An armed robbery occurred late Friday night at a convenience store in Bradenton.

The incident occurred around 10:28 p.m. Friday at the Kwik Stop located at 2505 26th Ave W. The Bradenton Police Department responded to the scene.

Responding officers were able to determine a male subject entered the store with a firearm and held the clerk at gun point. After taking an unknown amount of cash from the register, the suspect left the store on foot, and was last seen headed south through an adjacent apartment complex.

The suspect is described as a male, last seen wearing a dark green shirt, dark shorts and black shoes with a white sole. 

Anyone having information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Bradenton Police Department at 941-932-9300, or Detective Jay Gow at 941-932-9373.

You may also email your information to CRIMETIPS@CITYOFBRADENTON.COM