Sketch released in Casselberry purse snatching

- The Casselberry Police Department has released a sketch of a man nvestigators say tried to rob a woman at the Publix on State Road 436 in Casselberry.

Police say the man approached the victim in the parking lot, tried to steal the woman's purse and car, but was run off by witnesses trying to defend the woman.

"I just had to chase this guy down," says Tricia Mattingly.

Her son was one of the men who chased after the suspect.

"It was a dangerous situation for anybody to put themselves in, but sometimes you just have to jump into action," Mattingly says.

Now, police are looking to identify the man in the sketch since he's still on the run. People who frequent the Publix say they have to be prepared.

"It's pretty well lit, so screaming, dropping to the ground, trying to self defend however way possible."

If you can identify the man in the sketch, call Casselberr Police. 
 

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