MANATEE -- A man was ambushed by two unknown suspects early Wednesday who demanded he give them his money, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The 26-year-old victim was walking south in the 4100 block of 20th Street West at 12:36 a.m. when the two suspects grabbed him from behind and said, "give me your money," according to a release.
The suspects took the victim's backpack and began reaching into his pockets, taking his cell phone and his wallet, deputies said.
The unknown suspects then told the victim to continue walking south and they fled on foot northbound, according to deputies.
The victim flagged down nearby deputies to report the incident and did not have any injuries, according to a release. The suspects could not be located.