Man has bag snatched from him at Bradenton Walmart

Posted by JASON BARTOLONE on March 28, 2014 

— Authorities are looking for a person accused of snatching a bag from a man in a Walmart parking lot Friday afternoon.

The 45-year-old victim was approaching his vehicle at the Walmart at 2911 53rd Ave. E. when the suspect reached from behind and snatched a bag from his shoulder, according to a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report.

The victim fell to the ground when the bag was pulled from him, according to the report. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

The crime happened around 1 p.m. Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS (8477).

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