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Man snatches purse from woman in Bradenton

MANATEE — A man snatched a purse from a 58-year-old woman in Bradenton Wednesday morning, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said.

At 11:53 a.m., the woman was walking in the 1500 block of 60th Avenue West when a man approached her from behind, took her purse, and ran away. He headed east and the woman couldn’t see his face, a media release said.

Deputies and K-9 went to the scene, but couldn’t find the thief.

The woman was not injured, a release said.

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