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- In a surveillance video, the male suspect, identified as Sidney Hammond, can be seen pummeling Bruce more than a dozen times as the stroller carrying his child rolled away.
- Hammond continued to try to hit Bruce as police officers patrolling the area arrested him.
- Bruce told ABC7’s Dion Lim his “sense of security was shattered.”
- Authorities reported the child was unhurt and Bruce was treated for “non-life-threatening injuries.”
- The 26-year-old was arrested one month prior at the same location for a separate assault and theft after allegedly stealing from Gus’s Community Market, shoving a man onto the MUNI train tracks and hurt someone’s knee, Lim shared on Twitter.
- Authorities said the attack appeared to be “random and likely not motivated by anti-Asian racism,” reported Newsweek.
- The incident being racially motivated did cross Bruce’s mind, especially with the rise of anti-Asian violence over the past year and how random his attack was, he told Lim.