Woman claims she was attacked for resembling Casey Anthony

Ameena Schelling Freelance Writer
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A 26-year-old Oklahoma woman claims that she was attacked because of her resemblance to Casey Anthony, the Florida woman who was acquitted last week of murdering her two-year-old daughter, according to KOTV-TV6 in Tulsa, Okla.

Sammay Blackwell told “News On 6” reporter Lacie Lowry that Shireen Nalley entered the convenience store where Blackwell works on July 8 and told her she looked like Anthony. (Advocacy group blasts Gaga for rolling onstage on wheelchair)

“She said that I was trying to hurt babies, I was killing babies, and she was going to stop it before it happened again,” Blackwell said. “She could have taken me away from my family, my daughter.”

When Blackwell was leaving the store in her truck later that evening, Nalley allegedly rammed into her with her van, causing Blackwell’s car to flip over two and a half times. “I just laid there playing dead,” Blackwell explained in a story that aired yesterday.

Police have arrested Nalley for assault and battery with a deadly weapon. She reportedly told officers she was “trying to save the children.” Police told KOTV that Nalley appeared to be under the influence of drugs.