Description:An Orange County man is being investigated for elder abuse for allegedly using his mother to panhandle for money.
The man, 49-year-old David Chay, was recently confronted by a concerned citizen outside the UC Irvine Town Center mall.
That concerned citizen posted a video of the confrontation to YouTube.
“There’s the potential that there’s a law being broken based on the panhandling or possibly trespassing,” said Irvine police Lt. Julie Engen.(1:48)