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Elderly woman pours drink on head of boy with Down syndrome at restaurant because she was upset

By Mason White 6:25 PM December 3, 2015
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By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) An elderly woman is facing a charge of assault after allegedly pouring a drink on the head of a boy with Down syndrome while he was eating at a fast-food restaurant, police in Michigan said.

Adrian police said that 8-year-old Isaiah Ramos, was eating at the Taco Bell located in the 1000 block of South Main Street, when the 69-year-old woman, who was not identified, became upset and poured her drink on the boy’s head.

The boy’s mother, Andrea Ramos, told investigators that the elderly woman became upset with her son before she assaulted him.

Andrea Ramos said that she informed the suspect that her son has Down syndrome, but she didn’t care and called her an idiot.

As she left the restaurant, Andrea Ramos took a photo of the suspect’s car, including her license plate. She handed the photo to the police, who tracked down the suspect.