Suspect sought in beating, carjacking of elderly man, Orlando police say

Published On: Mar 17 2014 06:01:32 AM EDT
Updated On: Mar 17 2014 06:43:07 AM EDT

Orlando police are searching for a man who they say beat and carjacked an elderly man.

ORLANDO, Fla. -

Orlando police are searching for a man who they say beat and carjacked an elderly man early Monday morning.

Police said the man was attacked near his minivan in a parking lot on Crossroads Court just after 1 a.m.

The male suspects beat the victim in the head and face and drove off in his minivan, according to police.

The victim was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Several minutes later, police said they spotted the vehicle in Richmond Heights and two suspects ran from the minivan.

A 19-year-old suspect was taken into custody on Ravenall Avenue, but the second suspect was not found, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Watch Local 6 for more on this story.

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