MANATEE — Two Sarasota men have been charged with robbery, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, after grabbing a victim's cell phone in a road-rage incident.
Dylan Pratt, 21, and Blake Jewell, 18, were arrested at 3:24 p.m. Wednesday in the 3800 block of Tallevast Road, according to the report.
Pratt told deputies a road-rage incident began in Sarasota County and he and Jewell followed the 47-year-old victim to this intersection, where they stopped for a red light.
Pratt approached the victim still seated in his car, according to the report, reached inside, grabbed his phone and took it. The victim followed and grabbed Pratt, which caused the phone to fall.
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While the men fought, Jewell picked up the victim’s cell phone.
No injuries were reported.
Jewell was also arrested for an outstanding warrant, according to a report.