Man arrested in theft of camera in Manatee County

January 21, 2013 

MANATEE -- A Sarasota man was arrested for burglary Monday after the victim spotted him carrying a camera that had been removed from his vehicle in the parking lot of Wal-Mart at 8337 Lockwood Ridge Road.

The victim slapped the suspect and took back his camera. The suspect kept walking toward Wal-Mart while the victim followed him and called 911.

Upon the arrival of deputies, Matthew Shane Bell Jr., 41, was arrested for burglary without incident.

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