ジョーダンK. ウォン, 37, 土曜日に女性を暴行した容疑者として特定された 11:40 午前. サウスベレターニアストリート, Honolulu’s Department of the Prosecuting Attorney 声明で言った.
Wong was apprehended after citizens shared surveillance video of the incident on the Facebook group Stolen Stuff Hawaii. ザ・ footage shows the suspect walk toward the elderly woman and shove her, causing the victim to fall over the curb and into the street.
While the woman’s exact age was unclear, a witness who worked at a local business and helped the victim estimated she was about 80 年, インクルード ホノルルスター-広告主が報告しました.
The suspect’s motive remained unclear as it appeared on video that he did not attempt to take the victim’s purse.
Wong could face a harsher penalty if convicted after Gov. David Ige last month signed into law Act 147, which makes intentionally or knowingly causing bodily injury to anyone age 60 or older a Class C felony.
In announcing Wong’s arrest, Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm warned: “Those who prey upon our kūpuna will be prosecuted to the maximum extent of the law.”
Kūpuna means honored elder in Hawaiian.
Wong was charged with one count of second-degree assault. He was being held on $ 20,000 寄託.
有罪判決を受けた場合, Wong faces up to five years in prison.