BRADENTON -- A man was beaten and robbed Sunday night after drinking and yelling racial slurs at two suspects, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
The victim was drinking at the Gator Lounge and walked to 2100 13th St. West at 8:28 p.m. to buy narcotics, police said. He began yelling racial slurs at the two suspects, who confronted him.
The confrontation turned into a physical fight, and the suspects took the victim's money and ran away, according to a release. The suspects were not caught and the victim could only give non-specific descriptions, police said.
Police said the victim was uncooperative and was treated at a hospital for a small cut on his face.