Crime

Manatee sheriff: Man turns himself in on burglary charge

MANATEE -- A 36-year-old man turned himself in on charges he stole a woman's purse from her vehicle at a Bradenton grocery store, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

As a suspect later identified as Brian Haid distracted the woman while at Sweetbay, 5802 14th St. W., he reached into her vehicle and took her purse, containing $10 and her ID. The suspect then fled in his vehicle, according to a news release.

Deputies used tag information provided by the victim and identified Haid as the suspect.

Early this morning, Hail called the sheriff's office to turn himself in on the burglary charge, according to the sheriff's office.

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