A video of an old woman shouting racial attacks at an exercising woman in a park in Torrance, California surfaced and trended on Twitter on Wednesday.
In the video, the woman was exercising on the steps at the park, but when she was bumped by an old lady and exclaimed, “Jesus”, the old lady started throwing attacking words at her. First at how the woman talked to her, and then to complain about the use of the stairs, and then telling the exercising woman to go back to “whatever Asian country” she belongs in.
According to an ABC7 report, The Torrance Police Department is already investigating the incident, to determine the appropriate course of action. On his response to the incident, Torrance City Mayor, Patrick Furey said, that “conduct like that displayed on the video cannot be tolerated”.
In another statement, Furey said that “public safety is a high priority in the City of Torrance, and all visitors to our open spaces should always feel safe and free to exercise while practicing social distancing without conflict”.
The said video was posted on Twitter by the woman’s friends and had caused outrage in the twitter community. The video has been viewed for more than 80000 times.