"I'm in so much pain". People are sending messages of prayer, while others want the old man to know that "not all Americans are like your attackers". Mendoza told the station.
The man's grandson, Erik Mendoza, told KCBS his grandfather doesn't speak English and had no idea why he was being attacked.
Now "I can't walk anymore", Rodolfo Rodriguez tells CNN from his family's Los Angeles County home, where he's recovering from a broken jaw, broken cheekbones, two broken ribs, and plenty of bruises-the result of a heinous attack on the Fourth of July. Thinking he might have gone for his daily walk, Mendoza wandered around the Los Angeles neighborhood searching for him. Rodriguez accidentally bumped into a young girl while walking on the sidewalk, Borjas told The Washington Post.
In footage obtained by one of the witnesses, four other men can reportedly be seen joining the mother on the attack, kicking the elderly man.More news: Tories rally behind PM amid Brexit chaos - but should May stay?
"When I take the picture, she said, 'Oh, he tried to touch my girl.' I saw everything, this is a lie". "I just passed her and she pushed me and she hit me until she was done".
'We are concerned, especially with the type of crime they committed, ' Deputy D'Angelo Robinson said. We can't these kind of people like that out in our streets'.
The toddler's mom violently shoved the grandfather to the ground and proceeded to beat him in the face with a brick, police said.
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A group of men also joined the assault, witnesses said, as they began to record the incident on video and call the police.
Los Angeles County police are searching for the woman and four men in the video. She took the block of concrete and hit him in his head many times.
"'Go back to your country, ' 'why are you here, ' bad things", the witness said, according to KCBS-TV.
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