Victim struck with metal pipe during verbal altercation in Prince William County

Police responded to a residence located in the 5200 block of Spring Branch Blvd. in Dumfries, on Wednesday to investigate an assault. 

The victim, a 31-year-old man, and an acquaintance, Christopher Allen Weaver, were involved in a verbal altercation that escalated. During the altercation Weaver threw various items at the victim before striking the victim with a metal pipe. 

Officers say the victim was transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening injury. 

Weaver was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. He is being held without bond.


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