MANATEE -- A gunman riding a bicycle robbed a woman outside her business Saturday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The woman was closing her business in the 6300 block of 15th Street East about 7:45 a.m., when the suspect approached her from behind. He held a gun to her side and demanded money, according to a news release.
The woman dropped her purse and ran away. The suspect fled on his bike with the purse, which contained about $100 to $200. He then turned northbound on 15th Street East.
Deputies searched the area, but the suspect was not located.