Police seek information on armed robbery

Police are seeking information on an armed robbery suspect described as a male about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 250 pounds.

A 30-year-old Holmes Beach man was walking home March 18 in the 11300 block of Cortez Road West, in Bradenton, at 11:40 p.m. when a vehicle passed him by.

The vehicle then made a U-turn and stopped in front of the victim. A masked man armed with a handgun exited the vehicle and pointed the gun at the victim, demanding all of his belongings.

The suspect then fled with the man’s belongings in an unknown-make sedan, dark in color, in an eastward direction.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-8477.

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