MANATEE -- An unknown, armed suspect stole a man's wallet and car early Monday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The victim was buying cigarettes at the Circle K gas station at 3304 53rd Avenue East at 2:16 a.m. when the suspect approached him, deputies said.
The suspect showed the victim his weapon and demanded the victim's wallet and keys to his vehicle, according to a release. The suspect then hit the victim and fled in the stolen car.
The vehicle was later located at a separate location, deputies said.
The suspect was described as a man who is six feet tall, 190 to 200 pounds, medium build, tattoos on hand and neck, armed with a firearm and dressed in a dark long sleeve shirt, dark basketball pants and a brown hat.