Manatee County

Suspect in violent Holmes Beach burglary of elderly woman in custody

HOLMES BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) - The Holmes Beach Police Department has confirmed the suspect wanted in a violent home burglary is in custody.

Officers say on Thursday afternoon, a man with a hat broke into a home on 75th street for a burglary.

The homeowner, an elderly woman later arrived and saw the suspect inside the home. The man then brutally beat her, then took off carrying stolen items in bags.

Police took Mark Snyder into custody for the attack late Tuesday night.

Police say he was driving a gray Nissan Maxima 2000-2003 model.

If you have any information, call Detective Sergeant Brian Hall at 941-704-5800 ext. 243. You can also send an email to

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