Offbeat Authorities do not believe attack on 91-year-old grandfather is a hate-related incident

19:42  12 july  2018
19:42  12 july  2018 Source:   latimes.com

Grandfather, 92, beaten with brick and told to 'go back to your country,' reports say

  Grandfather, 92, beaten with brick and told to 'go back to your country,' reports say Authorities are hunting for several suspects after a 92-year-old grandfather was beaten with a brick on July 4 and told to “go back to your own country,’ reports said.Authorities are hunting for several suspects after a 92-year-old grandfather was beaten with a brick on July 4 and told to “go back to your country,’ reports said.

Rodriguez told news outlets he is 91 years old and will turn 92 in September, but a GoFundMe page established by his family states he is already 92. "Through their investigation Century Station detectives have discovered that this is not a hate - related incident ,'' according to the sheriff's

Acting DS Neil Matthews said police were treating the incident “very seriously”, adding: “This “It’s definitely a hate crime,” he told Channel 4 News. “I believe it’s something to do with Islamophobia. The 21- year - old had come to London to visit a spa and go for a meal to celebrate her birthday, having


a man with his mouth open: 180709175003-01-rodolfo-rodriguez-beating-victim-exlarge-tease © Provided by Local News RSS EN-US 180709175003-01-rodolfo-rodriguez-beating-victim-exlarge-tease LOS ANGELES - Rodolfo Rodriguez was attacked by several people after reportedly bumping into a little girl on his daily walk in South Los Angeles.

Detectives do not believe an attack on a 91-year-old man on the Fourth of July is a hate related incident, authorities said.

On Tuesday night, Century Station detectives arrested Laquisha Jones, who is suspected of being involved in the assault, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Jones, 30, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Woman arrested in brutal beating of grandfather who was told to 'go back to your country,' police say

  Woman arrested in brutal beating of grandfather who was told to 'go back to your country,' police say A woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with the brutal assault of a 92-year-old grandfather who was beaten in the face with a brick and allegedly told to “go back to your country” in southern California on July 4, police said Wednesday. Laquisha Jones, 30, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Jones is accused of attacking Rodolfo Rodriguez, leaving him with two broken ribs, a broken cheekbone and bruising throughout his body.Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the weapon -- a brick -- has not been located and officials are determining if there are other suspects involved.

Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91 - year - old grandfather helped carry it out. Your 91 year old grandfather was a mass murderer and should have been treated as such. God has handed this authority to the sages and tradition is a necessity as well as scripture.

In a statement released Monday, the police, who had been investigating the alleged incident involving the Grade 6 student at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School as a hate crime, said the investigation is now concluded. Justin Trudeau was questioned over his response to an 11- year - old girl’s claim that a

Rodriguez had gone out for a walk in Willowbrook about 7 p.m. on July 4 when he was assaulted, according to a GoFundMe campaign set up by his family. Rodriguez has a broken cheekbone and bruises on his face.

His family said a woman confronted Rodriguez after he reportedly bumped into a little girl who was with her. Rodriguez was then struck from behind, and "as he fell on the ground, he blacked out," Sheriff's Det. Matt Luna said.

Misbel Borjas, who lives near Rodriguez, was passing by in a car when she saw him walking and trying to pass a woman and a girl. Then, Borjas said, she saw the woman push Rodriguez and start to hit him with a block of cement.

"She was yelling at him, 'Go back to your country,' or 'Go back to Mexico,'" Borjas recalled. "It was racist."

But authorities said that through their investigation, "detectives have discovered that this is not a hate-related incident."

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