Mother, 2 kids find gunmen in home after returning from church

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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:07 am | Updated: 3:39 pm, Thu Apr 25, 2013.

BRADENTON, Fla. - Deputies say two armed men pointed guns at two children during a robbery in Bradenton home Wednesday night.

According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, the 33-year-old victim and her two children, ages 7 and 2, returned to their home in the 600 block of 58th Avenue Drive East around 10:20 after church Wednesday night.

The woman says that when they entered the home they were immediately confronted by two masked gunmen.

One of the suspects grabbed the woman and pointed the gun at her, and the other grabbed both children and pointed the gun at them, demanding that they be given everything and that if they didn’t get everything they would kill the kids.

The suspects grabbed items from the woman and also took things from the house, then fled out the back door.

The suspects were described as two Hispanic males speaking in Spanish with a Mexican dialect. Both were wearing white shirts and black shorts. Both were wearing gloves, both had black pistols and both were wearing masks (one black and one gray). The suspects left out the back door and then fled in an unknown direction.

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