Man steals ring instead of buying it in Bradenton

MANATEE - A man stole a woman’s ring early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a retail shop in the 6100 block of 14th Street West, deputies said.

A woman called a man and arranged to meet him to sell him the ring, deputies said. But when the man climbed into the rear seat of the woman’s car, he grabbed the ring and pushed her away.

He fled in a waiting car, deputies said.