MANATEE -- A Manatee man was robbed Tuesday afternoon as he was leaving Toys R Us, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
The victim was approached by the suspect at about 5 p.m. in the 500 block of Cortez Road West, a media release said.
The suspect snatched a gold chain valued at $350 from the victim’s neck after asking him for the time, the release stated. The suspect then fled the scene.
No specific description of the suspect was given.
Anyone with more information about the robbery can call the sheriff’s office at (941) 745-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS.