High Surf Advisory issued January 26 at 3:34AM EST expiring January 27 at 7:00AM EST in effect for: Pinellas
Manatee County deputies are investigating an unusual 911 call from a person who reported witnessing someone get snatched from a bicycle.
The caller reported seeing a “kid” get taken from a bicycle near 39th Street East and State Road 70 in Bradenton and put into a 2005 tan Ford cargo van, according to the agency. The caller said the van drove west on State Road 70 and ran a red light at 30th Street East.
The caller provided no further details.
Deputies found a Mongoose 20-inch BMX style bike on its side on the north side of S.R. 70 just west of 39th Street East.
No children have been reported missing to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and no other witnesses have come forward.
If you have information, call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011.