Masked men break in sports store at Ellenton outlet mall

Posted at 2:28 PM, Oct 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-23 14:28:54-04

Four men wearing Halloween masks burglarized the Puma athletic store at the Ellenton Factory Outlet mall early Sunday morning, officials said.

The men broke in through the front door about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. They took an unknown amount of Puma brand gear, including clothing and shoes.

They were in and out of the store on Factory Shop Boulevard in about one minute, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

The sheriff's office is investigating the incident.

Sheriff's officials are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers or the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.