Manatee woman charged in felony theft from Target

March 13, 2014 

MANATEE -- A 43-year-old Manatee County woman was arrested at 8:21 p.m. Thursday and charged with felony retail theft from the Target at 6150 14th St. W. in West Bradenton, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Toni Lee Platt reportedly committed the crime and fled in a vehicle after a brief struggle with a loss prevention officer. she was able to abscond in a vehicle.

Deputies found the vehicle two hours later in the 2300 block of 53rd Avenue West.

Platt ran from the location as deputies approached. Canine Frankie reportedly quickly found and helped arrest her.

No description of the theft was given.

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