Arrest made in attack on 70-year-old woman in Eagle Rock

A woman was taken into custody for allegedly assaulting an elderly woman on a Metro bus in Eagle Rock.

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- A woman has been arrested for assaulting an elderly woman inside a metro bus in Eagle Rock. This 70-year-old woman was beaten last week. And the alleged suspect used anti-Asian racial slurs before the attack. However, the victim's son says she is Mexican-American from Highland Park.

The victim was left badly bruised with a broken nose and a concussion. Police records show 23-year-old Yasmin Beasley was arrested last Friday. Investigators are still determining whether the attack is a hate crime.