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Bristow fight spurs assault charge for Alexandria man

From Prince William police: 

Malicious Wounding – On February 21 at 3:12AM, officers responded to the 12800 block of Rannoch Cir in Bristow (20136) to investigate a fight. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 38-year-old man of Bristow, and the accused were involved in a physical altercation which escalated.  During the encounter, the accused struck the victim on the head with a blunt object causing a laceration. The parties eventually separated and police were contacted. The victim and the accused were transported to a local area hospital for further treatment. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested without incident.

Arrested on February 21:

Matthew Joseph TILGHMAN, 25, of 6910 Victoria Drive in Alexandria

Charged with malicious wounding

Court Date: March 22, 2017 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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