Reward offered in beating death of manager

Published: Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 6:17 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 6:17 p.m.

SARASOTA — A reward is being offered for information in the beating death of a Sarasota restaurant manager.

ABC Action News in Tampa ( reports that Andrew Tian was severely beaten after confronting three men who skipped out on their $30 check at the New Dynasty Chinese Restaurant. He was found in the driveway of a nearby business and transported to the hospital, where he underwent surgery. Tian died Friday.

Crimestoppers of Sarasota is offering a $3,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects. They are described as three Hispanic men in their 20s with short hair, between 5-feet-8-inches and 6-feet tall and between 210 and 250 pounds. One has a pierced lip and eyebrow. Another has a rosary tattoo on his wrist and hand.

Anyone with information can call 941-366-8477.

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