Tuesday, February 3, a special unit of the Jerusalem police have charged 22-year-old yeshiva student Eliyahu the Lopez.
He is accused of assaulting 81-year-old David Crispin and the infliction of bodily injury.
The incident occurred last month at the Jerusalem market «Mahane Yehuda». Crispin made the remark to the young man, spit on the asphalt. In response, Lopez repeatedly struck an elderly man with his elbow in the face and then fled the scene. In the attack Crispin needed medical assistance.