Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to include a GoFundMe to help the UPS delivery driver’s family.
An unidentified man attacked an Asian UPS driver in a failed robbery last week in San Francisco.
A 67-year-old Asian grandmother was transported to the emergency room at Boston Medical Center after suffering from injuries during a violent robbery on May 23.
What happened: In a social media post, Instagram user annie_ihc, who goes by Annie, said the incident occurred at 10:18 p.m. around the corner of Washington and Northampton Street.
Authorities arrested three suspects connected to three separate robberies against elderly Asian people on the same day in San Francisco, the SFPD announced on Thursday.
The first incident: The SFPD responded to a call for an attempted robbery against a 68-year-old Asian man at a bus stop at Geary Boulevard and Fillmore Street in Japantown on May 14, according to CBS San Francisco.
A 71-year-old male victim who was viciously attacked in a broad daylight robbery in Oakland, Calif., last week has come out to give details on the harrowing experience.
What happened: The victim, who wishes to remain unidentified, was trying to pick up a trash can from the curb in a Grand Lake neighborhood on May 19 when the attack happened, according to ABC7.
Daniella Means, a former Hong Kong Rugby player and an Asian powerlifting champion, was attacked by a robber with a hammer while walking out her dog in Los Angeles last week.
What happened: Means, 30, was walking her dog Butch on their usual route at around 7 a.m. on May 18 when the attack occurred, South China Morning Post reported.
A man accused of pistol-whipping and robbing a 67-year-old Asian Lyft driver in South El Monte, Calif., is now in custody, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) announced on Wednesday.
Caught on camera: Dashcam footage shows the suspect, identified as Dandre Lorenz Powell, grabbing the victim’s phone and forcing him to hand over his wallet, which contained $1,560 in cash.
A man suspected of stealing bags and purses from more than a dozen women across neighborhoods in Seattle was arrested on Tuesday.
The allegation: James Credit, 26, allegedly targeted mostly Asian women between 40 and 80 years old near their vehicles outside grocery stores, according to the Seattle Police Department (SPD).
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to include a GoFundMe to help with Mantakarn Seenin’s medical bills.
A Thai woman was punched and robbed in San Francisco on Tuesday morning.
A shop owner in San Francisco’s Chinatown was hit and pepper-sprayed by a teen she claims was out for revenge.
What happened: It all started when the male teen allegedly stole some iPhone cases from GoApple, a phone repair and accessories store on the 900 block of Grant Avenue last Saturday.
A senior Asian man suffered a broken nose after getting mugged and assaulted at gunpoint in South El Monte, Calif., this week.
What happened: Paul Liao, 67, was working as a Lyft driver on Monday night when an unidentified man entered his car and demanded money.
A male suspect who took an elderly Asian woman’s bag was recently arrested by San Francisco police with the help of a bystander.
What happened: The unidentified victim put her bag on the ground at the 600 block of Sutter Street at around 7:15 a.m. when the male suspect, 30, snatched it, according to KTVU.
Hudson Liao, founder and executive director of Asians Are Strong, and Jeremy Jong, the organization’s head of community management, helped pursue the suspects of a car robbery in Japantown, San Francisco on May 2.
Modern-day heroes: Liao and Jong had just finished their free self-defense workshop and were eating and drinking at Pa’ina Restaurant, which Jong co-owns, when a restaurant staff member witnessed a car robbery in progress from across the street, according to the organization’s post on Instagram.