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Bradenton, Florida -- A home invasion robbery took place early in the morning on April 21.

The victim was asleep on her bed when she was awoken by an unknown male standing over her.

The male began striking her in the face while demanding she give him her money.

The suspect fled with items belonging to the victim.

Deputies responded and searched the area with no success at this time. Detectives are on scene along with the crime scene unit.

The investigation continues. The victim was injured, but was not hospitalized.

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