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Teen Accused Of Beating Grandma Arrested

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email
Samuel Flores
Credit: CSPD

Samuel Flores Credit: CSPD

A teen accused of beating his grandmother and stealing her car has been arrested.

Samuel Flores,18, was arrested Sunday in Douglas County when authorities there responded to a call about a burglary in progress.

Springs police say Flores beat Elvira Countryman, 73, at a home on Tenderfoot Hills Dr. Saturday morning. The home is in a gated community near Lake and Highway 115 in Colorado Springs.

Countryman was able to get away and ran to a neighbor's house for help. As she was escaping, police said Flores took off in her Cadillac sedan.

Countryman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said today that she is in stable condition.

Flores is charged with attempted 1st degree murder.

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