3 men arrested in connection to a Bradenton home invasion

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Posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 8:11 am | Updated: 9:27 am, Tue Oct 8, 2013.

BRADENTON, FL- Three men are behind bars after deputies say they committed a home invasion late Monday night.

It happened at the 2100 block of 5th Street East just before midnight Monday.  According to a Sheriff's Office report, the suspects entered the home with a handgun and demanded money and drugs from the victims.

The suspects fled, and the victims called law enforcement.  While responding to the scene a deputy observed the three suspects running through a parking lot near by.  The suspects were apprehended and arrested for Armed Home Invasion Robbery.

The suspects are listed as 33-year-old Michael Simmons, 20-year-old Joshua Zieglar, and a 17 year old juvenile.

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