A 17-year-old Sterling teen is behind bars this morning, following an early morning assault that left a man hospitalized.
According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a fight at the Towncenter Plaza in Sterling just after midnight. The victim, who was listed in stable condition at an area hospital, reported he was assaulted and the suspect fled on foot.
Deputies found the suspect during a search of the area. The teen was charged with aggravated assault and held at the Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center.