Bradenton woman fights off attempted robbery

January 9, 2014 

MANATEE — The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported an attempted robbery of a 56-year-old Bradenton woman occurred at 11:11 p.m. Wednesday in the 6400 block of Eighth Street Court West in Bradenton.

Deputies report the victim was walking toward her front door from her vehicle parked in the driveway while holding a bag in her hand. She reportedly was grabbed from behind by an unknown male who said: “Give it to me now!”

The victim replied: “I have scissors and if you don’t let me go I’m gonna kill you.”

The male threw her to the ground and fled. The victim did not see the suspect and could provide no description.

Units saturated the area but the suspect could not be foundd. No property was taken from the victim who did not sustain any injuries.

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