A teenager walking with friends early Sunday morning in Sterling, was assaulted by several male suspects and seriously wounded with a broken beer bottle, police say.
Loudoun Sheriff's Deputies were alerted around 4:45 a.m. by personnel at INOVA Fairfax Hospital that a 17-year-old had arrived with injuries from an assault.
Police say the teen victim was walking in the 100 block of Enterprise Street around 2 a.m. with friends when he was confronted by several male subjects. One of the subjects approached the 17-year-old and assaulted him.
The suspect then slashed the teen with a broken beer bottle, causing serious injuries. The victim was taken from the scene by friends to Reston Hospital but later transferred to INOVA Fairfax Hospital.
The suspect in the case was described as a 6'2" Hispanic male, wearing a black polo shirt with gray and white stripes and blue jeans, and with a large scar around his left eye.
Police say the suspect is believed to be driving a green Toyota Tacoma pickup truck.
The 17-year-old remains hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police say.