LAKEWOOD RANCH -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a knife-wielding man who approached a jogger while she was running in Lakewood Ranch on Saturday.
The 28-year-old woman was running on Lorraine Road about 9:30 a.m., when she noticed a smaller model, white Ford pickup truck drive by her. A few minutes later, the truck passed her again and the driver pulled off the side of the road near Miramar Way.
The driver got out of the truck and walked to the center of the street, according to the sheriff's office.
"The woman noticed a large knife in the man's hand and she started running as fast as she could," a news release states.
The got back into the truck and fled the scene.
"Nothing was said during the incident and the man did not try to grab the woman in any way," the release states.
Anyone with information about this case -- which the sheriff's office called a "suspicious incident" -- can call the sheriff's office at (941) 747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS.