Woman robbed of purse at gunpoint on Bradenton street

BRADENTON — A woman had her purse taken from her at gunpoint, according to Bradenton Police Department.

The woman was walking in the 600 block of 17th Avenue West when she was robbed at about 7 p.m. Thursday, said Lt. Keith Davis. The woman was unable to give police a detailed description of the suspect, he said.

The robber ran from the scene and escaped.

“We’re looking into it,” Davis said.

No one was injured.

Anyone with any information about the incident can contact Bradenton Police Department at 932-9300 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (866)634-TIPS(8477).