Bail Set at $90k for Hot Dog Stand Attacker
Bail was set at $90,000 for a man accused of punching two women at a hot dog stand in California. The vicious attack occurred on January 26 in Los Angeles. The video of the altercation went viral showing a man violently punching two women. The altercation apparently began with a dispute over the price of a hotdog. The Los Angeles Police Department distributed the video of the attack to help bring the attacker (who had fled the scene) to justice. Arka Sangbarani Oroojian turned himself into police a few days after the incident made national news. The 30-year-old, from Sylmar, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon as originally reported by Fox 11.
Oroojian has been released from custody after posting the $90k bail. He is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles County Superior Court on February 22. The victims involved in the violent attack were two women. Both suffered concussions as a result of the incident according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Oroojian will have to answer to the charges put forth in the complaint.
Bail is customarily set according to a set bail schedule but can be increased or decreased based on the circumstances of the case. Defendants are entitled to a bail review hearing where both parties may make arguments regarding the set bail amount. A judge then has discretion on setting the final amount before a defendant is able to post bail and be released or remain in custody.