TAMPA (FOX 13) - Police have made an arrest in a brutal assault on an elderly man.
Carlos Cordero of Tampa was taken into custody this morning. He's accused of attacking an 81-year-old man in his backyard and leaving him with severe injuries, including a fractured skull.
Officers say Cordero stole the man's car after the attack.
Police named Cordero, 47, as a person of interest in the case yesterday. He was arrested early this morning after a tip led officers to his apartment.
Detectives say the elderly man's car has not yet been found and Cordero has denied taking it.