The Nelson County Sheriff's Department is looking for a Lynchburg man in connection with an assault that occurred in Nelson County.

According to a June 18 Facebook post from the sheriff's department, deputies responded to an assault reported in the 3200 block of Crabtree Falls Highway in Nelson on June 9.

"A 41-year-old female reported that she was assaulted and sustained several severe injuries to her body," the post said.

The allegation led to an arrest warrant being issued for 18-year-old Zachary Austin Stantliff of Lynchburg, Va. Stantliff is charged with aggravated malicious wounding as a result of the injuries the victim sustained.

The public is encouraged to call (434) 263-7050 with any information, which may lead to Stantliff's arrest.

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Erin Conway covers Nelson County for the News and Advance. Reach her at (434) 385-5524.

Erin Conway covers Nelson County. Reach her at (434) 385-5524 or

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