SAN ANTONIO -

A 72-year-old man was attacked and robbed inside his Guadalupe County home Monday and investigators say the suspect may have been working for the victim.

According to the Seguin Gazette, the man was found inside his home by family members who became concerned after they had not heard from him.

The Seguin Gazette reported the victim often hired labor workers and investigators believe one of them may be a suspect.

Officials have a description of the suspect. The elderly victim was flown to a San Antonio hospital with severe bruising on his face, the Seguin Gazette reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Department at 830-379-1224.