MANATEE — A 69-year-old man was robbed of his wallet by an acquaintance at his residence just after he gave him some money early this morning, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.
As the man was walking 33-year-old Russell Silman out of his residence in the 1000 block of 51st Avenue West in Pic Town Mobile Home Park, Silman snatched the man’s wallet and fled at about 1 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office.
Silman was later located and arrested by deputies.
He was arrested on charges including strong armed robbery, violating his probation and cocaine possession. He remains in jail, according to the Manatee County Jail website.