UNITED STATES—A California man was arrested on Tuesday, October 1, in connection with an assault that took place in the bathroom of a restaurant in downtown Hermosa Beach on September 2. David Delgado, 32, of San Fernando Valley was arrested at his home for suspicion of robbery and assault causing serious injury.
According to detectives from the Hermosa Beach Police Department, the alleged assault took place on September 2 at 6:40 p.m.
Sgt. Robert Higgins of the HBPD indicated the victim, who remains anonymous was approached by Delgado in the restroom where he was asked about the writing on his hat. Delgado proceeded to punch him in the face until he fell to the ground, where he continued punching him.
The Hermosa Beach Police Department used surveillance video footage to locate Delgado at his home in the Winnetka area.
Hermosa Beach Police & Inmate records note that Delgado is being held in lieu of a $100,000 bail.
“Make America Great Again” hats written in Russian are available for purchase online for as low as $16.99. It is not true Russian print, but a parody or a hoax. It is not clear if that is what the victim was wearing.