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Manatee County Sheriff's Deputies investigate business robbery

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MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Manatee County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for three people who robbed a convenience store.

Deputies say, two men and a woman walked into the Shell store on 20th Street East in Ellenton, around 5:25 Tuesday morning.

The woman asked the clerk where the cigarettes were, while one of the men implied he had a handgun.

Deputies say, the two men then went to the back of the store where the cigarettes were stored and stole multiple cartons, while the woman stayed with the clerk.

The three suspects then ran out of the store and drove off.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.