Culver Man Guilty of Assault
July 13, 2017
James Anthony Hansen, 33 of Culver City entered the plea to one felony count of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury on Thursday, July 6,
He was responsible for sucker punching a homeless man at a Metro station in Hollywood and pleaded no contest according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Hansen punched a 59 year-old transient in the face on December 13, 2016, while the victim was looking away. The incident transpired at the Hollywood and Vine Metro Station. The case, which was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Joy Sumabat-Graff, indicated the suspect was immediately sentenced to three years of formal probation and ordered to complete 52 anger management classes.
Hansen was also ordered to stay away from the victim and the location of where the incident transpired. The case was investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Transit Services Bureau.