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Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 9:45 am

BRADENTON - Two teens are sought after a Bradenton man is robbed at gunpoint.

It happened Monday around 9:20 pm in the 4400 block of 8th Street Court East.

According to detectives, the man was heading home from a painting job, when two males approached him and knocked him off his bicycle.

One of the suspects put a pistol to his head demanding all his money. The victim told them he didn't have any, and that's when the armed suspect pistol whipped him until he passed out. When he came to his bike and his money was missing.

The victim described the suspects as two black males about 16 to 18-years-old. They were wearing black starter shirts and black shorts with a white stripe. One of them was carrying a black back pack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Manatee Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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