Man flees with $150 stolen from Walgreens in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A man fled a Walgreens with $150 in cash after using a screwdriver to open the top of the cash register, the sheriff’s office report.

According to an incident report, the man entered the store in the 4300 block of 26th Street West at around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday and walked straight to the cosmetic department.

Once there he went to the area behind the beauty counter, took out a screwdriver and pried open the top of the cash register drawer and removed $150 in cash.

The man left the store and refused to stop for employees, the report said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office (941) 747-3011.