Loudoun County authorities are investigating a reported burglary and assault in the Ashburn area on Tuesday night.
The suspect reportedly forced his way into an apartment in the 20600 block of Hope Spring Terrace around 5:30 p.m., according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. He reportedly assaulted the homeowner before grabbing a knife from inside the apartment, where the suspect sustained self-inflicted injuries.
The suspect was detained as deputies arrived on scene, and he was taken to Inova Loudoun Hospital. He was being transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital due to the extent of his injuries and for a mental health evaluation.
The homeowner was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The circumstances surrounding the assault remain under investigation. Charges are pending, according to the LCSO.
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