A woman pumping gas in California last week was severely beaten in a seemingly random attack caught on video.
Surveillance footage captured the violent attack that unfolded just after 7 p.m. on May 30 in Gardena, a city about 14 miles south of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department described the suspect as a Black male between 30 and 35 years old, approximately 6 feet tall, and weighing 300 to 350 pounds.
Specialists said a man accepted to be the suspect was kept Friday in Long Beach, FOX11 revealed. No extra data was promptly accessible.
The person in question, a Hispanic female, was siphoning gas when the suspect, who seemed shirtless, left straightforwardly before her vehicle and tranquilly escapes his vehicle, the sheriff’s specialty said.
Video shows the shirtless presume stroll over to the person in question and, with no obvious incitement, punch her, thumping her to the ground.
While she was on the ground, the presume more than once punched her in the head and face, the sheriff’s area of expertise said. He likewise snatched the casualty’s hair and hammered her head against her vehicle and onto the ground on numerous occasions.
Bystanders can be seen on video gathering near the pump when the suspect calmly walks back to his vehicle. The sheriff’s department said the suspect then drove away.
The woman was treated at a hospital for injuries to her head and face. She has since been released and is recovering at home.
She told deputies that she had never met the suspect before and that none of her belongings were taken during the attack.