LCSO: Assault Suspect Threatened Witness at Gunpoint

A Centreville man faces weapons and domestic violence charges following an altercation in the Town Center Plaza parking lot early Sunday morning.

According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene for a reported assault at 2:20 a.m.

A witness said a man assaulted a female in a vehicle in the parking lot. When the witness went to check on the female, the suspect took a firearm from his waistband and pointed it at the witness. The suspect left on foot and pointed the gun at another person in the area prior to being arrested.

Hector A. Villatoro, 38, was charged with two counts of brandishing of a firearm, domestic assault, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, and drunk in public.

He was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a secured bond.

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