MANATEE -- Deputies apprehended a man who committed a robbery at the Walgreens in the 1500 block of 53rd Avenue East about 2 p.m. today, according to a report from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies arrived on the scene as the man exited the store and apprehended him as he tried to flee.
An employee of the store recognized the man as a possible suspect from previous pharmacy robberies and called the sheriff's office, the report said. The employee spotted Casey as he walked past the drive-through window to the entrance of the store.
Scott P. Casey, 42, was arrested on a robbery charge.