Who is Michael Orlando Vivona?
Michael Vivona is a California man who allegedly punched an elderly Korean-American couple over the weekend, also harassing a Japanese-American Olympic athlete in the same park earlier this month. He has been arrested on suspicion of elder abuse and committing a hate crime.
According to Orange County police, Vivona was arrested on April 18 and had admitted that he hates Asians, police announced.
According to authorities, Michael Vivona, 25, punched a man, 79, and his wife, 80, knocking them to the ground while they were walking in a park in Southern California. Both victims are Korean American. https://t.co/zOQFIsSmFH
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) April 20, 2021
How old is Michael Vivona?
Michael Vivona is 26 years old as of the year 2021. who is from Corona, California,
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Vivona reportedly said he had a “hate” or “fixation” about Asians, Orange Police Department Sgt. Phil McMullin said to Times Union. Vivona was unprovoked, said police, when he punched the couple, an 80-year-old woman and a 79-year-old man and knocked them down.
“The couple was on one of their evenings walks as they do on a regular basis at this park when our suspect approached, unprovoked, and punched both of them in the face, causing both of them to fall to the ground,” the sergeant said. “We believe that this attack was racially motivated based on our investigation and our interview that happened afterward,” he added. “He specifically said that he had a hate towards the Asian community.”
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The elderly couple pair was walking through Grijalva Park, near Prospect and Spring streets on April 18 just before 7.40 pm,
That is when Vivona approached them and punched them in the face, knocking them down.
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