BRADENTON — A 45-year-old woman was walking along Cortez Road when a robber snatched her purse early Wednesday morning, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
The woman, who was not injured, contacted police from a gas station in the 4200 block of Cortez Road just before 2 a.m.
She described the robber as a man with short dark brown hair who was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, grey tennis shoes and tan pants.
The robber was last seen running northeast toward some apartments.
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Anyone with any information can contact Bradenton Police Detective Jim Curulla at 932-9311 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS(8477).