Man accused of assaulting elderly man is taken into custody

Richard Hasty (Courtesy: Riverside Police Department)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The man accused of beating an elderly man is in custody Friday afternoon.

Richard Hasty, 22, reportedly assaulted a 94-year-old man Thursday in the 4700 block of Byesville Blvd.

Hasty, a known heroin user in the area, was handed over to Riverside Police by Dayton Police.

He was arrested Friday near Brown Street in Dayton, on the city’s east side. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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