Seminole County

Casselberry police arrest man accused of knocking woman to ground while stealing her purse

CASSELBERRY, Fla. — A man accused of a violent purse snatching is in the Seminole County jail.


Casselberry police said Brycen Williams tried to grab a woman’s purse.

The incident happened last Friday in a parking lot on Howell Branch Drive.

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He missed the first time, but he came back seconds later.

Video shows the victim crashing down onto the pavement face-first.

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She was treated for cuts but didn’t need to go to the hospital.

Police said someone identified Williams as the suspect after a video of the attack was released.

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