MANATEE -- A 20-year-old Bradenton man was arrested and charged with robbery Thursday after he stole a phone from a 21-year-old woman.
Dewayne Lewis was on a bicycle when he saw the woman walking home in the 1400 block of 63rd Avenue East at 6:07 p.m., according to a sheriff’s office report.
Lewis rode up beside the victim, grabbed her phone and pushed her to the ground, the report states.
He fled on his bike, but was arrested without incident minutes later by responding deputies, according to the report.
Lewis faces a robbery charge, and was being held at the Manatee County jail on $50,000 bond.