OKLAHOMA CITY — Video showing a man’s heated confrontation with a panhandler in Oklahoma City has gone viral on Facebook.
In fact, that video has raked up nearly 3 million views since it was posted on Wednesday.
The ruckus started when Daniel Ayala said he was tricked by a 78-year-old woman who begs for money on the street every day.
When Ayala saw the woman getting into a new Fiat, he went off.
KFOR reports that Ayala said he approached the elderly woman and said, “You ask for money in the middle of the street and you drive a 2013 car.”
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“Listen, I work hard for my money. That’s why people like you take advantage of people like me. This is bull****,” said Ayala.
The woman behind the camera was with her son when they saw the beggar get into a brand new Fiat.
“I was like, ‘That’s the lady I gave money to.’ I was looking straight ahead thinking, ‘I just got duped by a little old lady,” said Brandi Newman.
The woman’s family reached out on Facebook and said their grandmother does have a panhandling permit.