VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A Victorville man was arrested for allegedly beating his 75-year-old grandmother, officials said.
Kristipher James Wain, 29, was arrested for elder abuse on August 13, 2019, in the 16100 block of Pamela Street in Victorville.
According to a sheriff’s news release, at about 11:21 pm, deputies responded for a domestic disturbance after the victim reported her grandson had been drinking alcohol and was causing problems.
Through investigation, deputies learned the suspect and victim were involved in an argument and the suspect slapped and punched the elderly woman, officials said.
According to the release, “when deputies tried to talk to the suspect he ran and climbed onto the roof of the house. He attempted to jump to the roof of the neighboring house but failed and fell to the ground, where he was detained.”
The suspect was taken to a local hospital as a precaution where he was checked by medical personnel, released, and booked at High Desert Detention Center for elderly abuse.
He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on August 15, 2019. The victim declined medical attention for her injuries
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy M. Wilkie or Deputy K. Chan at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.