Police arrested 62-year-old Richard Hanford for allegedly attacking an Asian woman in Los Gatos, reports Mercury News. Hanford is accused of striking an Asian woman who was walking her dog on the sidewalk on University Avenue on October 5th. He allegedly told the woman to move out of the way and she told him he could move which led to Hanford allegedly striking the woman in the face. Additionally, he allegedly told her “This is America, (expletive).”
Richard Hanford was charged with a misdemeanor hate crime and battery.