Taco truck employee accused of striking co-worker in head with hammer during fight in Pasadena

PASADENA — A taco truck worker is accused of assault with a deadly weapon for striking a fellow employee in the head with a hammer during an argument late Friday, police said.
Raul Villareal, 27, of Los Angeles was jailed in connection with the alleged attack, which took place about 10:05 p.m. at a taco truck parked at Fair Oaks Avenue and Bellevue Drive, Pasadena police Lt. Jason Clawson said.
“Two employees of a taco truck got into an argument during their shift that resulted in a fight,” Clawson said. “(Villareal) pulled out a hammer ands struck the other employee in the head.”
The victim suffered what was considered a minor injury, the lieutenant said.
Villareal was still at the scene when police arrived and taken into custody without a struggle, he added.
According to county booking records, Villareal was being held in lieu of $30,000 bail at the Pasadena Police Department’s jail pending his initial court appearance.

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