Crime

Sheriff: Man waits 2 days to report stabbing outside Manatee bar

MANATEE -- A 28-year-old man waited two days to report that he had been slashed during an altercation in the parking lot of a south Manatee bar, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

The victim was in altercation with another man in the parking lot of the Badda-Bing bar, 8327 Lockwood Ridge Road, about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, when the second man's girlfriend pulled a knife and slashed the victim on his left arm and left leg, according to a news release.

The victim waited two days to report the incident and to seek medical attention, according to the news release.

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