Posted on July 30, 2023

Man Arrested for Hate Crime After Assaulting Elderly Woman in Hayward

Alex Baker, KRON, July 27, 2023

A man was arrested for elder abuse and a hate crime after allegedly assaulting an elderly woman outside a Hayward grocery store, police said Thursday. The incident occurred in the late morning hours of July 21.

The woman, according to the Hayward Police Department, walked toward the entrance to the store when the man approached her. Without warning or provocation, the man slapped her across the face {snip}