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Man knocks out would-be robber at Walgreens

Posted at 12:47 PM, Feb 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-18 09:13:17-05
A man who tried robbing a Bradenton pharmacy got knocked out by a customer in the process.
 
According to Bradenton Police, Anthony Nemeth, 26, of Bradenton walked into a Walgreens on Cortez Rd. at 12:24 p.m. on Sunday.
 
Nemeth was wearing a hooded sweater and had a white towel over his face.
 
Video shows Nemeth jump the pharmacy counter.
 
He told the pharmacist that he had a gun and demanded the pharmacist to give him all of the Oxycodone pills.
 
A man waiting in the pharmacy area tried to tackle Nemeth.
 
A struggle ensued and Nemeth was knocked unconscious.
 
The man held Nemeth until police arrived.
 
Nemeth was taken to Blake Hospital for treatment and then transported to the Manatee County Jail.  
 
He's charged with attempted armed robbery.