Hampton man charged with attempted rape, assault, drug distribution

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Brian Thomas Loftis

Brian Thomas Loftis

Hampton, Va. – A Hampton man is in jail on several charges after an alleged sexual assault on May 2nd.

Police first became aware of the incident when they were called to a local hospital over a domestic assault complaint.

Police say 25-year-old Brian Thomas Loftis got into an argument with a woman he knew. During the argument at a residence located in the Chesapeake Section of the City he allegedly pulled a gun and sexually assaulted her.

Loftis was arrested and charged with one count of attempted rape, one count of assault & battery on a family member (misdemeanor), 1 count of brandishing (misdemeanor) and one count of distribution of marijuana.