Police Arrest Man Who Was Caught On Camera Punching Women At A Hot Dog Stand
We shouldn't have to tell you this, but for the love of all that is decent and holy, DO NOT punch people because you are angry about the price of hot dogs. Don't be Arka Sangbarani Oroojian, who allegedly punched two women while waiting in line at a downtown L.A. hot dog vendor.
On Saturday night, Oroojian, 30, was waiting for a hot dog along the 600 block of Spring Street. It's an area dotted with watering holes — Beelman's, The Falls, Spring Street Bar — although we don't know if alcohol was involved. But who doesn't love that L.A. culinary classic, a delicious bacon-wrapped street dog, after (or before or during) a night of carousing,?
Mike Watson, who captured the incident on video, wrote on Facebook that Oroojian was "causing a scene" about the price of hot dogs, according to KTLA. (The Facebook post appears tp have been removed.)
A woman in line told the man to stop arguing with the vendor, take his hot dog and leave, because he was slowing down the line. Oroojian took offense — and punched the woman, LAPD detective Meghan Aguilar told the Los Angeles Times.
Another woman came to the defense of the first woman and Oroojian punched her in the face, the video shows.
He then punched the first woman again and hit the second woman another time.
"He socked them both in the face not once, but MULTIPLE times, some of which were not caught on film," Watson wrote in his Facebook post.
Oroojian then jogged away.
In the video, no one in the crowd appeared to have stopped Oroojian or help the two women after they had been assaulted.
Attention Los Angeles — this guy brutally punched two women at a hotdog stand on Jan. 26 in the area of 6th & Spring. Someone knows him, and we would like to be one of those people. If you have any info contact Detective Gonzalez 213-996-1851 (after hours contact 213-486-6606). pic.twitter.com/DN1Og1lToM— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) January 29, 2019
"The women were taken to a nearby hospital. Both suffered concussions, and at least one of the women suffered a broken finger," the Los Angeles Times reports.
The Los Angeles Police Department posted the video online, hoping it would help them identify the attacker.
The deadly weapons? Those would would be his fists, bringing every bad bro joke to life — which seems a fitting capper to this story of rage and processed meat.