Three men beat and rob intoxicated man in Samoset

SAMOSET -- A man was beaten and may have been robbed by three men who attacked him Friday night, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said.

At about 9 p.m. on 32nd Avenue East in Samoset, a man who was “highly intoxicated” was walking when three men attacked him, a media release said. The man passed out.

When he woke up, he noticed that his pocket was pulled out and that “he believes that his money was taken,” but he could not remember how much money he had, the release said.

The victim sustained minor injuries and was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital.