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Thieves make unsuccessful attempt to sink stolen boat in Bradenton

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MANATEE CO., FL (WWSB) - A boat was stolen from GT Marine in Manatee County Tuesday around 9 p.m. 

The suspects allegedly ripped down a fence and stole the 29-foot Crownline deck boat, which was sitting just inside the fence line. 

GT Marine is located at 7981 N Tamiami Trail.

On Friday, the boat was recovered by the Bradenton Police Department at the boat ramp located at 2900 Manatee Ave. E. 

According to police, the boat was stripped and the suspects attempted to sink it. The boat trailer was not recovered. 

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call the MCSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.