Deputies responded for a report of an assault, where the victim reported he was struck in the head with a rock. Deputies located the complainant who reported he was outside working on his vehicle, when an unknown male walked up to him, yelled at him regarding his vehicle and then struck him in the head with a rock. Upon investigating the incident, deputies were able to locate the suspect, who was a neighbor. Douglas G. Bloom, 51, of Sterling was charged with Assault and transported to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center where he is being held without bond. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he received treatment.
03/26/2021 8:50 pm