“Yesterday morning, an older Asian gentleman was assaulted on his 1-mile walk at Roeding Park (West Fresno). He was already at the end of the walk and exiting near the entrance booth of Olive Avenue. He recalls seeing someone from a distance walk towards him but continued on since him and his wife have taken daily morning walks for weeks now, with no incidents.
However today on his walk alone, he was hit head on by a Latinx/Hispanic male with some kind of weapon. He has an open gash and is going to the ER to get cleaned up and hopefully a CT scan.
His children, made this post to keep our community safe from harm and random assaults. They didn’t make this post to demonize others or perpetuate the stereotypes of harm-doers. If you witnessed this, please reach out with any details.
Attacks on the Asian community have sky rocketed during Covid-19, THIS HAS TO STOP. I stand with the entire Asian community and will give them my support in anyway possible.
On behalf of the Raza we do not acknowledge these individuals who steal from the defenseless. A real MAN finds a way to hustle, and isn’t out here preying on the elderly, weak, and vendors.”
The victim was later identified as Vang Vue and he just finished his 1-mile walk at the time of the attack.
“His children made this post to keep our community safe from harm and random assaults. They didn’t make this post to demonize others or perpetuate the stereotypes of harm-doers,” @grizzlyeats559 wrote.