Man Found Hiding in Bushes After Abusing His Elderly Relative

Man Found Hiding in Bushes After Abusing His Elderly Relative

VICTORVILLE – A 33-year-old man was arrested for the abuse of an elderly man after grabbing a 73-year-old man during an altercation on Tuesday evening.

Deputies responded to the 13400 block of El Rio Road for a reported disturbance at around 1:40 p.m. It was learned that Arturo Molina was arguing with his elderly relative when he grabbed him, causing a laceration to his arm. Molina was gone from the home when deputies arrived. During an area search of the surrounding area, Molina was located hiding in bushes near the location.

Molina was taken into custody and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for causing harm to an elderly person. He is scheduled to appear at the Victorville Superior Court on Thursday afternoon.  Victorville Sheriff’s Station Spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez said that it is unknown if the victim required any medical treatment.

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