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Offbeat 2 arrested in California attack on Sikh man

08:37  10 august  2018
08:37  10 august  2018 Source:   nbcnews.com

California Sikh man 'heinously' attacked while placing road signs for GOP congressman, police say

  California Sikh man 'heinously' attacked while placing road signs for GOP congressman, police say Police are looking for two suspects involved in an alleged hate crime after a California Sikh man was brutally beaten as he placed campaign signs for a Republican congressman along the road. Police are looking for two suspects involved in an alleged hate crime after a California Sikh man was brutally beaten as he placed campaign signs for a Republic Surjit Malhi, 50, has been instrumental in his community with helping the homeless, serving victims of fires and supporting the Stanislaus County GOP, KOVR-TV reported. But last week, while Malhi was placing campaign signs for Rep.

And in May 2017, two Texas men were sentenced to three years in prison after punching a Sikh man in California and cutting off his hair. In the attack on July 31 of this year, in which there have been no arrests , two men ambushed Surjit Malhi of Turlock, Calif., threw sand in his eyes and hit him in

A Northern California police chief has said he was "disgusted" to hear his estranged son was arrested in an attack on a 71-year-old Sikh grandfather. Footage of the attack showed Sahib Singh Natt walking on Monday when he was confronted by two men .

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Two teenagers, including the estranged son of a Bay Area police chief, have been arrested in another attack on a Sikh man wearing a turban in California's Central Valley, authorities said Thursday.

Tyrone McAllister, 18, the son of Union City, California, police Chief Darryl McAllister, was one of the two arrested, police in the city of Manteca, California, said.

The other suspect was identified as a 16-year-old boy whose name was withheld because he's underage. The two were taken into custody Wednesday for investigation of attempted robbery, elder abuse and assault with a deadly weapon, Manteca police said.

Police chief's son is 1 of 2 arrested in attack on Sikh man

  Police chief's son is 1 of 2 arrested in attack on Sikh man An 18-year-old arrested in Monday's attack on a Sikh man at a Manteca park is the son of the Union City police chief, the Police Department in that Alameda County city reported. Chief Darryl McAllister confirmed that his estranged son, 18-year-old Tyrone Keith McAllister, was arrested along with a 16-year-old male whose name has been withheld. "Chief McAllister's status as a Chief Darryl McAllister confirmed that his estranged son, 18-year-old Tyrone Keith McAllister, was arrested along with a 16-year-old male whose name has been withheld.

(CNN) Within one week, two Sikh men were viciously attacked in two incidents in Central California and the Sikh community fears they may have been the victims of hate crimes. Police say that could be a possibility. On Wednesday, two teens were arrested in connection with an assault in Manteca on

A 71-year-old Indian Sikh named Sahib Singh Natt was attacked in California on Monday morning. The attackers beat, kicked, spit-on and ridiculed the elderly Sikh while demanding money. Today two arrests were made.

In an anguished Facebook statement, the Union City chief said that he has always tried to foster "community pride, trust, and public safety." His son, he said, ran away from home "a couple years ago."

"I am completely disgusted in sharing with you that, later yesterday evening, I received a call from the Manteca PD that the suspect in this horrific crime turns out to by my 18-year old son," Darryl McAllister said. "He has been estranged from our family and our home for several months now."

"Words can barely describe how embarrassed, dejected, and hurt my wife, daughters, and I feel right now," he continued. "Violence and hatred is not what we have taught our children ... "

Security video of the Monday morning attack on a 71-year-old next to a Manteca park shows one of two males kicking the victim, who goes down before getting up and trying to fend off the attackers. Then he is kicked down again, the video shows.

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A Northern California police chief has said he was "disgusted" to hear his estranged son was arrested in an attack on a 71-year-old Sikh grandfather. Footage of the attack showed Sahib Singh Natt walking on Monday when he was confronted by two men .

The 18-year-old son of a police chief in California ’s Bay Area was arrested Wednesday in connection with an attack on a 71-year-old Sikh man who was out taking his daily stroll.

"Due to the elderly male not speaking English, it is not known what the two males wanted," Manteca police said in a statement. "During the confrontation, one of the males kicked the elderly male several times and spat on him. The elderly male fell to the ground after being kicked and hit his head on the ground. As the suspects left the scene, it is believed that one may have waved a firearm in the air."

The man, who was not identified, was treated at a hospital, police said.

Investigators were looking into whether the attack "meets all of the legal elements for charging as a hate crime," police stated.

Last week a Sikh man putting up campaign re-election signs for a local Republican member of Congress was attacked in Stanislaus County by assailants, at least one of which allegedly said, "Go back to your country," the victim told NBC affiliate KCRA.

Victim Surjit Singh Malhi said he believed his turban protected him from the force of blows to his head.

In July the California Attorney General's office reported that hate crimes had increased 17.4 percent in 2017.

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