MANATEE -- A Manatee man was robbed Tuesday afternoon as he was leaving Toys R Us, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
The victim was approached by the suspect at about 5 p.m. in the 500 block of Cortez Road West, a media release said.
The suspect snatched a gold chain valued at $350 from the victim’s neck after asking him for the time, the release stated. The suspect then fled the scene.
No specific description of the suspect was given.
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Anyone with more information about the robbery can call the sheriff’s office at (941) 745-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS.