Another sweepstakes parlor robbed in Manatee County

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Posted: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:02 pm

BRADENTON, FL. - The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the armed robbery of another sweepstakes parlor.

This one happened Thursday around 11 pm at Fun Spot 2 Manatee Ave West.

According to a report, 3 suspects entered the business wearing masks and gloves. Two of the suspects were armed with semi-automatic pistols and one suspect was armed with an AK-47 Assault Rifle.

Once inside, they ordered all of the 9 customers and staff to the ground at gunpoint. They took the victims purses and wallets and entered the back office. One of the suspects emptied the cash register and took the safe. Once the suspects had collected the victim's valuables, they left the store and fled in a small dark colored 4 door sedan, unknown plates.

The suspects are described as 4 black males dressed in black.

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