Officials announced Monday that a California man was arrested following a brutal attack on a fast food worker. The attack caused her to lose one eye and she had to defend a boy who has special needs.
The Antioch Police Department announced that Isaac White-Carter (20) of San Francisco was taken into custody in Hayward after last month’s attack on a Habit Burger in Antioch.
Police later identified the victim as Bianca Palomera (19 years old) who was punched repeatedly in the face and eventually lost her right eye because of the attack. Palomera was representing a boy with intellectual disabilities who was being bullied by the suspect.
It completely ruined my life. After White-Carter was arrested, she said that there are many struggles but that she has to learn how to overcome them.
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According to police, White-Carter could be facing felony offenses including mayhem or aggravated assault.
Palomera had to have emergency surgery but doctors couldn’t save her eye. Officials and her family confirmed that she has been fitted with a prosthetic eye.
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Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe posted on Facebook a video message saying that he would call an extraordinary meeting Dec. 13 to bestow keys to the city on Palomera in recognition of her “heroic efforts” to defend the boy .
The mayor stated that Bianca did nothing but stand up for special-needs children. “In my view, Bianca was a hero.
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Despite all the difficulties Palomera is facing, she said that she plans to go back to school to pursue a career in medicine.
This report was contributed by the Associated Press.