MANATEE -- A 62-year-old man was robbed Saturday afternoon at his home, the sheriff’s office reports.
The victim, who lives in the 6800 block of Fairview Terrace, received a phone call at about 4:45 p.m. from an acquaintance who asked him to give her a ride, a media release said.
He picked her up, and then stopped by his house to change his clothes, the release said.
The suspect followed him into his bedroom and sprayed him in the face with pepper spray, the release said, then took his wallet and phone off a table and ran out of the house.
A neighbor saw her run from the house and get into a waiting vehicle that fled the area, the release said.
Anyone with information regarding this incident please call Crime Stoppers at 866-634-8477 or the sheriff’s office at 941-747-3011.