Woman beats a 91-year-old Mexican man with a brick, tells him to ‘go back to your country’

By Deanna Paul | The Washington Post |

Rodolfo Rodriguez suffered broken ribs and bruises after being struck by a brick on July 4 while taking a walk in Los Angeles. (Misbel Rojas)

The Los Angeles Fourth of July fireworks display was just beginning when Erik Mendoza realized his 91-year-old grandfather was missing. Thinking he might have gone for his daily walk, Mendoza wandered around the neighborhood searching for him.

What he found was a bloodstained sidewalk.

Mendoza, 22, told The Washington Post that Rodolfo Rodriguez, a permanent resident of the United States, had been attacked with a brick and taken to the hospital with a broken cheekbone and two broken ribs.

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