Elderly Asian Man Violently Dragged During Home Invasion in Sacramento
An elderly Asian man was violently dragged across his living room during a home invasion that lasted in a matter of seconds.
The horrifying incident, which happened in Sacramento, California was captured on a security camera, CBS47 reports.
In the clip, two suspects were seen bursting through the door and started dragging the elderly man who was alone at the time.
“One of the guys just grabbed him and tore him,” the victim’s son was quoted as saying. “They asked him, ‘Where’s all the money? Where is all the money?’ My father said, ‘I’m an old man, I got no money,’ and just kept screaming.”
The homeowner, who asked for his identity to be concealed, said each member of their family was terrified of the incident.
“My mom is scared. My wife is scared, and yeah, I do, I do, seriously everyone was scared,” the victim’s son said.
Police said the suspects were reportedly able to sneak into the house by ramming the garage door open.
“It’s pretty shocking the way they made entry into this home,” observed Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Shaun Hampton.
“Typically there are some telltale signs from the onset why the victims are targeted,” he added.
According to Hampton, the signs weren’t there in this case. However, the homeowner believes they were targeted because of an Asian stereotype.
“They think the Chinese, they think the Asians have money at home. Not all of them. That’s a stereotype,” he said.
The suspects got away with very little after viciously attacking a helpless man.Thanks to the video, the suspects were eventually apprehended, although a third suspect reportedly remains at large.
“Our investigators and our patrol officers did some very diligent and hard investigative work and were able to make two arrests in this case,” Hamptonsaid.
The homeowner said he is speaking out about the incident to warn others.
“I don’t want to see this kind of hurt happen to any family,” he noted.
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