A 67-year-old California Lyft driver was allegedly pistol-whipped and robbed at gunpoint after refueling at a Los Angeles gas station on Monday, according to reports.
The alleged robbery was recorded on the driver’s dashcam video, which was obtained by FOX 11 in Los Angeles.
“I was very scared,” Paul Liao told KCAL-TV in LA of the alleged robbery. “Very scared.”
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating whether race factored into the attack on Liao who is Taiwanese. Liao told investigators the suspect asked about his ethnicity