Manatee house left unlocked, jewelry stolen

MANATEE -- A resident in the 4400 block of Third Avenue East told deputies that someone had stolen thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his unlocked home, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

According to the victim, he left home Saturday afternoon and returned home early Sunday morning. A door to his house was left unlocked, the sheriff's report said.

The jewelry hidden inside the house was missing.