At around 1 a.m., the victim, a 68-year-old man, and the suspect got into an argument in the 13300 block of Occoquan Road, according to the Prince William County Police Department.
The suspect beat the victim with a glass bottle, before he ran from the wooded area where the incident took place, authorities said.
The victim contacted police and was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his non-life threatening injuries, police reported.
Police said the suspect was described as a black man with long black hair twists.
Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts or identity should contact police at 703-792-7000.
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