MANATEE -- An assailant ripped a necklace from the neck of a woman walking in a Bradenton shopping center this morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The woman had just left the Acapulco Supermarket, 3553 First St., about 10:30 a.m., when a man approached her from behind and pulled her necklace from her neck. The suspect then fled behind the shopping plaza, according to the sheriff's office.
The necklace has an estimated value of $350, according to a news release.
The victim was not injured.