An eighty-year-old man was robbed and fatally beaten at the grocery shop
An 80-year-old Californian man suffered a brutal attack on a grocery store that left him in the intensive care unit.
Roberto Lopez Flores, the grandfather of a teen, was hospitalized on Wednesday with multiple serious facial wounds and broken ribs after being theft and punched at the supermarket around 8:30 in the Lancaster area.
The elderly man was punched multiple times on the chest
According to the sources, Lopez Flores often accompanied his wife to the store to make sure he was safe. After leaving the cash counter to use the bathroom, he was punched on the chest several times, his wallet was taken away and left to lie in a pool of blood.
The police describe an attacker who escaped on foot as a managed 20 to 25, from 5 to 8 pounds and 250 pounds. He was surprised by the video surveillance with a light shirt and shorts.
The photos and description of the suspect has been distributed among the officers
The sheriff’s department published new photos of the suspect and a possible accomplice and requested anyone who had eye-witnessed the incident to contact Lancaster detectives.
Lopez Flores’ family, who cannot visit him in the hospital because of coronavirus security restrictions, wants answers. “I don’t understand how anyone can seriously hurt an old man,” said Cecilia Ramirez’s daughter in the report. “My father is 80 years old. It doesn’t hurt anyone. “