Coral Springs Police with assistance from Coconut Creek Police arrest a suspect in connection with a robbery.
On January 15, 2008, Mary Krich, of Coconut Creek was walking through the parking lot of Wal-Mart located at 3801 Turtle Creek Drive at approximately 12:23pm, when William Joseph Bruno, 38, of Coconut Creek grabbed her purse. Krich attempted to pull her purse back from Bruno at which time Bruno demanded she let go. In fear for her safety Krich let go and Bruno fled the scene in a silver Mitsubishi with a donut tire on the front.
Coconut Creek Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop at the 3300 block of Carambola Circle. Bruno was found in possession of Krich’s personal property from her purse on his person and in his vehicle.
Krich was not injured during the incident.
Bruno was arrested and transported to Broward County Jail. Bruno posted $1,000 bond on January 16 and was released.
PIO Sgt. Joe McHugh/954-346-1274