Crime

Homeless woman mugged in Manatee

MANATEE - A homeless woman was beaten and robbed while walking down a Manatee street this afternoon, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

A man and a woman attacked the victim about 1:20 p.m. as she walked in the 1000 block of 58th Avenue Drive East. They beat and knocked her to the ground, and one of the suspects reached into her pocket and took her wallet, which contained $10, her ID and a credit card, according to the sheriff's office.

The victim suffered an injured thumb and was treated on scene by paramedics.

The attackers were not located.

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