Mexican-American granny assaulted while riding bus after suspect believed she was Asian

1 month ago

Los Angeles news, California news.

A California grandmother was badly injured after a hate crime on a bus she was riding to get to the supermarket Friday.

The unidentified woman took the 81 bus and was about to leave when a passenger attacked her and began beating her and calling her anti-Chinese epithets.

The elderly victim was dragged along the vehicle, from back to front, without anyone interfering to help her.

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  • “Nobody would help. Not even the bus driver,” the victim’s son said.

    Photos of the victim show a severely bruised face and swollen eyes. Her son added that she had a broken nose and a concussion. The arthritis sufferer could no longer walk due to a leg injury.

    One of the witnesses ultimately decided to call 911 leading to the arrest of Yasmine Beasley.

    The 23-year-old assailant was charged with a felony and is being held on a $130,000 bond.