On May 10th, 67-year-old Paul Liao, a Lyft driver picked up a passenger at the ARCO station at Rush Street and Rosemead Blvd. in El Monte around 9:20 p.m.
Liao driver's camera shows the suspect arguing with Liao demanding money, then grabs Liao's cellphone and even tries stealing Liao's car.
After Liao handed over his wallet with $1,560 in cash - the suspect pistol-whipped Liao in his face leaving him bruised with a bloody nose.
The suspect has been arrest and was not immediately identified. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says more details regarding the arrest will be announced at a Thursday press conference.
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