Man attacked, robbed in Manatee County bar

MANATEE -- A man suffered minor injuries when he was attacked with a beer bottle and kicked inside a bar in the 5600 block of 15th Street East about 12:29 a.m. Sunday, the Manatee Sheriff's Office reports.

Deputies who responded to a reported fight at the bar learned the victim was accosted by four other men.

The attackers demanded money from the victim. The victim removed his wallet from his pocket and showed the suspects he did not have any. One of the men grabbed the wallet from the victim’s hand and fled.

The victim said he was unsure who did what. The victim sustained a laceration to the right side of his head and was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital by a friend and treated for his injuries.

The victim required stitches and was released from the hospital.