Gabriel San Roman
Asian Man Assaulted By White Couple After Racist Taunts in Costa Mesa
A white couple left a young Vietnamese-American man bloodied at the OC Fair Grounds parking lot on Sunday after an earlier incident included racist taunts. The victim, a 21-year-old college student who wishes to remain anonymous, hung out with a group of friends at OC Night Market when the trouble began around 9:30 p.m. That's when two white women approached him in line offering money to buy drinks. When he refused, the duo muttered something rudely beneath their breath before returning a few minutes later and getting downright nasty. "Go back to Asia and eat a dog," the taller woman of the two said. She got all up in the victim's face when he pushed her away to create some space. A tatted up white dude a few feet away charged at him, punching the glasses off his face.
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