Man attacked for gold chain

April 25, 2013 

MANATEE - The 32-year-old male entered Amscot at 3611 First St. to wire money at 1:40 p.m. Thursday. Upon entering, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound suspect was already inside the business. As the victim was leaving the establishment the suspect snatched a gold chain from around his neck and began to punch the victim in the face. The victim sustained a cut lip and several loose teeth. The suspect fled the area with gold chain in hand. Lt. Robert Mealyof the Manasota Sheriff's Office reported the investigation is ongoing.

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