UPDATE 7:15 P.M.
Las Vegas police reported via social media that multiple suspects were in custody after a violent incident occurred that involved the beating of an elderly man and stealing his car on Tuesday.
UPDATE 2:15 P.M.
The stolen vehicle was recovered near Charleston Boulevard and Fort Apache. Still no arrests.
UPDATE! The vehicle that was stolen from the 78-year-old victim in this case, a 2001 gold Ford Taurus NV/546D81, has been located in the area of Charleston & Ft. Apache. Suspects remain outstanding. #LVMPDnews #wanted pic.twitter.com/qJx4nh4gyv
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) November 7, 2018
Las Vegas police are looking for a suspect wanted in a violent beating of an elderly man during a carjacking Tuesday.
The incident was reported around 5 p.m. in the 2500 block of Fremont Street, near Charleston Boulevard. Police said the 78-year-old man was getting out of his vehicle at a restaurant when three men demanded his car keys and attacked him.
Police said the man complied with the suspects' demands but was still beaten.
The 78-year-old man's received injuries described as moderate. His eyes are swollen and face beaten in addition to other substantial injuries. Police hope he will make a full recovery.
The suspects, described as in their late teens or early 20s, took his vehicle and cell phone.
The vehicle stolen is a 2001 gold Ford Taurus with the Nevada plate #546D81.
According to police, neighbors said they saw suspects in the area, possibly committing other crimes.
In Tuesday's incident, the suspects face numerous charges, including carjacking of a victim over 70 and attempted murder.
Police called finding the suspects the "number one priority of Downtown Area Command."
Police also released the below video of the incident.