Tempe man arrested, accused of severely beating his mother and grandmother

- UPDATE (March 30)

Tempe Police announced that Nicholas Elkins has been arrested Thursday afternoon.

Police said Elkins, 37, allegedly beat his mother, who is in her 60s, and his grandmother, who is in her 80s, severely. The incident, according to police, happened at March 28 at the victim's residence, and Elkins is also accused of stealing the victim's car.

The two victims, according to police, remain hospitalized. Police did not release details on the extent of the victims' injuries.

Elkins, according to police, is facing multiple counts of alleged Aggravated assault, alleged Motor Vehicle Theft, and several other felony charges.

Original Story

A Tempe man is wanted for allegedly assaulting two elderly people.

According to a statement released by Tempe Police Tuesday night, Nicholas Elkin, 37, is wanted for alleged Aggravated Assault. He is described as a white man, six feet, nine inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes.

According to police, officers responded to the alleged victims' home at approximately 11:45 a.m., and an investigation has revealed that Elkins allegedly beat two elderly family members at their home severely, and then steal the family vehicle.

Police did not provide details on where the alleged incident took place.

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