MANATEE -- A man told deputies he was knocked unconscious and robbed of his car in Manatee County late Thursday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The victim said he was drinking with the suspect at a bar at an unknown location. About 11 p.m., he drove the suspect to a location close to the bar, and was attacked and knocked unconscious, according to a news release.
When he awoke, his vehicle and personal property were gone.
The victim walked to the Budget Inn in the 8100 block of North Tamiami Trail, where he called EMS. He was treated and refused transport to a hospital, according to the sheriff's office.