MANATEE -- An unknown suspect pushed a possibly intoxicated victim off a bike and robbed him of his wallet and about $300 Thursday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The victim was sitting on his bike in the parking lot of an ABC liquor store at 6300 14th Street West in Bradenton waiting for the store to open, according to deputies. The suspect approached him at 9:10 a.m. asking if he needed help.
The suspect then pushed the victim off his bike and searched his pockets, stealing his wallet, which the victim said had about $300 inside, according to a release. The suspect then fled south on 14th Street.
The victim had a previous wound on his elbow that was reopened, but was otherwise not injured, according to deputies. Emergency Medical Services came to the scene, but the victim refused treatment.
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Deputies searched the area but could not find a suspect. The victim appeared intoxicated, according to the release.