MANATEE - The manager of a business in the 5600 block of 14th Street West was robbed early this morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The victim, a 43-year-old woman, was leaving the business at about 6:49 a.m. when a man came up behind her and knocked her to the ground. The victim lost her eyeglasses whens she fell, according to the sheriff's office.
Deputies said it appears the assailant took the business bank bag, which contained an undisclosed amount of cast. The suspect then fled to the north on foot, according to the news release.
Responding deputies set up a perimeter, but no arrests were made.
The victim was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital for treatment of a leg injury. She was treated and released.
The suspect was described as standing 5 feet, 5 inches to 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 150 to 180 pounds. No clothing description was provided.