Asian man, 75, dies after he was ‘robbed and shoved to the bottom’ by convicted felon, 26, with an extended rap sheet and a ‘historical past of attacking aged individuals’
- Teaunte Bailey, 26, was charged with homicide on Thursday in Alameda County
- He allegedly shoved and robbed Pak Ho, 75, on a road in Oakland on Tuesday
- Ho died from a traumatic mind harm sustained when his head hit the pavement
- Bailey was additionally charged with theft and assault on Thursday in reference to an assault and theft on one other aged Asian man final month
- Bailey’s rap sheet dates again to 2012 and contains a number of robberies and assaults
A convicted felon with a historical past of attacking older Asian individuals has been charged with homicide after a 75-year-old man he allegedly attacked died of a traumatic mind harm.
Prosecutors in Alameda County filed particular circumstance homicide fees towards 26-year-old Teaunte Bailey on Thursday after Pak Ho died from accidents sustained in an assault two days earlier.
Police stated Ho, an Oakland resident of Asian descent, was strolling on the road simply earlier than 7am Tuesday when Bailey robbed and shoved him, inflicting him to hit his head on the pavement.
Bailey, whose in depth rap sheet dates again to 2012, was additionally charged with theft and assault on Thursday in reference to an analogous incident final month.
Prosecutors stated on February 19 Bailey broke into an house at a senior residing facility, the place he shoved and robbed a 72-year-old Asian man of his cellphone and different objects.
The assaults got here because the Bay Space and cities across the US are experiencing a surge in violence towards Asian individuals.
Prosecutors in Alameda County filed particular circumstance homicide fees towards 26-year-old Teaunte Bailey (left) on Thursday after Pak Ho (proper) died from accidents sustained in an assault two days earlier
Bailey was booked into the Alameda County jail on Wednesday after fleeing from police following his assault on Ho.
He’s scheduled to look at an arraignment on Friday, in response to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong disclosed the suspect’s alleged historical past of victimizing aged Asian individuals in a press release in regards to the homicide fees.
‘I am perplexed,’ Armstrong stated. ‘Our elders ought to be protected not the sufferer of a lethal assault. I’m grateful that our officers have been capable of rapidly reply and arrest Mr Bailey.’
Bailey, whose in depth rap sheet dates again to 2012, was additionally charged with theft and assault on Thursday in reference to an analogous incident final month
On the time of his most up-to-date arrest, Bailey was on probation after a June 2020 theft outdoors the identical senior residing middle that he allegedly robbed final month.
Police stated Bailey was driving a stolen automobile when he stopped and ambushed two victims, Peiling Mai and Jianfeng Li, on June 26.
He allegedly knocked each of the victims to the bottom, punched one within the face and ripped the opposite’s purse away.
Bailey convicted of felony assault in that incident and sentenced to 64 days in jail.
Earlier than that, Bailey was convicted of possession of stolen property after he and one other feminine suspect robbed an individual in San Francisco in April.
Alameda County data confirmed Bailey had at the least two different housebreaking convictions, one from January 2013 and one other from September 2012.
He additionally had a number of arrests for parole violations, together with in December 2019 and February 2020.