MANATEE -- A 38-year-old woman was injured late Tuesday when two muggers snatched her purse at a Bradenton apartment complex, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The woman was getting into a friend's car in the parking lot of the DeSoto Village Apartments, 3810 Fifth St. E., about 10:12 p.m., when two suspects approached and grabbed her purse off her shoulder. The woman resisted, but they were able to pull the purse away. They then fled eastbound along Fifth Street East, according to the sheriff's office.
The purse contained cash, medications and some personal belongings, according to the sheriff's office.
During the incident, the victim twister her knee and ankle, but she refused treatment by paramedics, according to the report.
A police dog tracked for the suspects but was unable to locate them, according to the sheriff's office.