WATCH: Los Angeles Man Aggressively Punching Two Women Hard in The Face, Caught on Tape
CALIFORNIA – The man who punched two women in the face at a hot dog stand Saturday turned himself into police Tuesday night.
Authorities delivered Oroojian to the LAPD Central Station where they booked him for “assault with a deadly weapon,” according to a Wednesday tweet from the Los Angeles Police Department.
The reason for the man’s attack is not clear. According to one of the victim’s fathers, the women had been sticking up for a street vendor who Oroojian was hassling at the time of the attack.
A witness tells a slightly different story. “There’s two sides to every story, and those women started that,” said an alleged witness who only provided his first name, Stewart, CBS Los Angeles reported Tuesday. “[T]hey started punching on him first,” Stewart alleged, according to CBS.
The women began calling Oroojian derogatory names and began attacking him, even jumping onto his back in reaction to his haggling the vendor, according to Stewart, CBS reported.
Oroojian was arguing over the price of a hot dog, according to CBS.
“[T]he video caught only the second glimpse of the story,” Stewart said, CBS reported.
Oroojian’s bail has been set at $90,000, according to the LAPD.