Monday 15 August 2022 11:01 PM Moment homeless scumbag beats elderly man and steals his wallet at Hollywood ... trends now
A heroic Hollywood restaurant owner chased down and dramatically constrained a homeless scumbag that beat an elderly man before stealing his wallet and phone.
The man, believed to be in his 70s, was sitting outside a dining complex on August 1 enjoying a meal from Raffallo's Pizza in Los Angeles when the homeless man suddenly punched him in his face and ribs, surveillance footage shows.
Nearby, the owner of the Japanese cuisine joint, Shin, was eating with his girlfriend when he witnessed the altercation and rushed to chase down the man.
'We were shocked that it happened, and then I started running after him,' Shin owner Tim Ratcliff told DailyMail.com. 'As I rounded the corner, he turned around, and sucker punched me.'
'I tackled him to the ground and held him there until the police arrived.'
An elderly man was attacked while eating with his dog outside of a pizza joint in Hollywood on August 1 by a homeless scumbag
The about 70-year-old man was sitting down when he was suddenly punched before the assailant took his keys and wallet
Shin restaurant owner Tim Ratcliff was eating nearby with his girl friend when he jumped to his feet to confront the thief
Ratcliff instantly constrained the man outside of the restaurant at the intersection of La Brea and Hollywood
The attack occurred on the intersection of La Brea and Hollywood in front of Raffallo's Pizza
The struggle between Ratcliff and the homeless man unfolded on the sidewalk of the intersection of La Brea and Hollywood.
Ratcliff instantly tackled the unidentified thief to the ground as his girlfriend rushed to help. She then stomped on the homeless man before collecting the phone and wallet of the elderly man and returning it back to him.
Shin restaurant owner Tim Radcliff, rushed to detain the homeless man who attacked the elderly man
The homeless man can be seen with a bloody face as he attempted to escape Ratcliff's grip while aimlessly reaching to bite his arm.
Bystanders walked and drove by with their cell phone cameras until police