- An elderly Asian couple was reportedly bound, gagged and pistol-whipped during a home-invasion robbery in San Jose, California, on May 31.
- The suspects found the victims’ ATM card and forced them to call a translator after struggling to retrieve a PIN, according to reports.
- After two hours, the intruders fled with the victims’ car, which was later spotted at another home robbery just a mile away.
- The second robbery was filmed by a dashcam from the car of the homeowner, who immediately called 911.
An elderly Chinese couple living in San Jose, California, was reportedly bound, gagged and pistol-whipped during a home-invasion robbery that saw their car stolen and used in another robbery two hours later.
The victims, an 82-year-old man and a 72-year-old woman, were reportedly resting in their Berryessa home on May 31 when a group of individuals broke into their residence.
Philippine Consulate calls for NYC to be made ‘safe again’ after 2 more elderly Filipinos suffer attacks
- The Philippine Consulate General in New York has called on authorities “to do more” following the recent attacks on two elderly Filipinos in Manhattan.
- A 73-year-old Filipino man was walking on his way to church along 8th Avenue and 40th Street in Manhattan on March 27 when a 44-year-old homeless man identified as Dominic Staton shoved him to the sidewalk.
- Staton, who reportedly has at least 10 prior arrests, was arrested and charged with assault, attempted robbery and attempted grand larceny.
- The next day, a 53-year-old Filipino man was beaten unconscious and robbed by another homeless man at a McDonald’s restaurant along 7th Avenue near 34th Street. The attacker has not been identified.
- The consulate condemned the attacks and once again reminded the city’s Filipino community “to be vigilant at all times and to take the necessary precautions, especially when in public.”
The Philippine Consulate General in New York has called on authorities “to do more” following the recent attacks on two elderly Filipinos in Manhattan.
A 73-year-old Filipino man was walking to church along 8th Avenue and 40th Street in Manhattan on March 27 when a 44-year-old homeless man, identified as Dominic Staton, shoved him to the sidewalk.
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