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Burglars posing as landscapers are following Asian business owners home to rob them, Torrance police warn

Authorities in Torrance, California are notifying residents about the modus operandi of burglars reportedly posing as gardeners and landscape workers to target Asian American business owners.

A community warning: According to Torrance Police Department (TPD) representative Sgt. Mark Ponegalek, several burglaries have recently victimized residents of Asian descent in gated communities of the city’s central and eastern areas, reported ABC7.

‘Torrance Karen’ Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail for Assaulting Filipino Woman

Lena Hernandez

Lena Hernandez, the Long Beach, California resident who went viral for her anti-Asian rants in June, was sentenced to 45 days for assaulting a Filipino American woman at a mall last year.

The retired social worker received the sentence on Tuesday after pleading no contest to the misdemeanor battery charge, which was filed in July and cost her a $1 bail.