Assault Investigated as Hate Crime After White Tourist is Attacked in Hollywood

A shocking cell phone video captured a brutal mob assault of a tourist along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

According to the LAPD, the attack is being investigated as an assault with a deadly weapon hate crime.

Watch the clip of the FOX 11 news coverage below:

On Sept. 8, two suspects, identified as 24-year-old Anthony Robinson and 23-year-old Derje Blanks, were located and arrested in San Jose, CA for a string of assaults targeting Asian Americans.

Each has been charged with dozens of felonies. The Santa Clara District Attorney has also added hate-crime enhancements to their charges.

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics survey of criminal victimization, there were 593,598 interracial violent victimizations (excluding homicide) between blacks and whites last year.

Blacks committed 537,204 of those interracial felonies or 90 percent, and whites committed 56,394 of them or less than 10 percent. In 2012-13, blacks committed 85 percent of all interracial victimizations between blacks and whites; whites committed 15 percent.

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