SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police have made a second arrest in the robbery of a man in his 70s that was caught on video and included someone yelling a racial slur at the victim.
A person recording the video told the victim to "go get your cans" and someone said: "I hate Asians."
Police said 56-year-old Jonathan Amerson surrendered Sunday amid widespread outrage over the video. In it, a man believed to be Amerson threatened and swung a pole at a man who was trying to get back a shopping cart.
Amerson was booked for investigation of robbery and elder abuse. It wasn't immediately known if has an attorney.