92-year-old man viciously beaten with brick; suspects sought

92-year-old man viciously beaten with brick; suspects sought

The attack was so brutal that Rodriguez was unable to walk after the suspects ran away, and he now suffers a myriad of injuries, including bruised ribs, a broken cheekbone, and head and neck injuries.

Rodolfo Rodriguez, 92, told KTLA-TV on Saturday that he was taking a walk around his neighborhood on July 4 when he accidentally bumped into a little girl walking with her mother as he was trying to get around them. They kicked Rodriguez, who was already crumpled on the ground, and stomped on his head.

According to the witness who jumped out of her vehicle and started filming the beating, the child's mother said, 'Oh, he tried to touch my girl.' with the witness vehemently refuting the mother, telling KCBS, 'I saw everything, this is a lie. As of Saturday afternoon, the page raised more than $14,000.

Rodolfo Rodriguez had just finished eating his dinner and went for his daily walk around the block. "He is doing really bad, has a lot of bruises on his face and a broken cheekbone", the grandson wrote.

"We are concerned, especially with the type of crime they committed", Los Angeles sheriff's investigator Deputy D'Angelo Robinson told KTLA.

"I heard her saying, go back to your country, go back to Mexico", she told CNN by phone.


'Who would do this to anybody?' Mendoza told via KCBS. 'A 92-year-old senior citizen, what can he do to anybody?

A video, shot by a witness who called 911, became national news It also started trending in Mexico, where Rodriguez is originally from. "How can you hurt a 92-year-old man?"

Graphic video footage shows Rodrigo Rodriguez looking dazed and bloodied after being attacked while visiting family in LA on July 4.

The family has started a GoFundMe campaign to help cover Rodriguez's medical costs. "There's no harm that he meant for you to treat him the way you did". Mendoza asked. "That's why we're still in shock, as you can see he's badly injured". 'There was what appears to be a four-year-old child there who witnessed the entire thing.

He said the altercation began when he and the female suspect's child collided while they were walking near each other near the intersection of 118th Street and Central Avenue.

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