Sheriff: Assailant robs necklace off woman at DeSoto Square mall in Bradenton

June 19, 2013 

MANATEE -- A woman was robbed of her necklace at DeSoto Square mall in Bradenton Wednesday evening, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The 23-year-old victim was in the mall when a male grabbed a necklace from her neck and fled the mall through the entrance by the movie theater, according to a news release.

"Mall security chased the suspect to Astro skate and lost him heading east towards Mira Lago apartments," the report states.

The necklace was valued at $1,000.

The sheriff's office said investigators have video surveillance footage of a possible suspect.

Bradenton Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service