STAFFORD, Va. – A man who police said left his children at home while he went out to a bar was found unconscious in a pool of blood early Sunday morning after a fight broke out at Mick’s Restaurant and Sports Lounge in Stafford.
On December 10, 2017 at approximately 1:40 a.m., deputies responded to a call regarding an unconscious and bleeding man lying on the ground near the entrance of the restaurant.
The found Aaron Bauman, 31, breathing, but unconscious, and lying in a small pool of blood. Bauman had bruises and abrasions on the left side of his face, forearms and knees, deputies said.
A witness said the subject hit one of the restaurant’s patrons and knocked another over, which led to a fight between three or four people. Video surveillance showed Bauman attempting to punch one of the bouncers who was attempting to escort the subject out of the bar. In response, several individuals began attacking Bauman.
He was transported to Mary Washington Hospital and later transferred to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is being treated for serious facial and head trauma.
Deputies later learned Bauman left his two children, ages 6 and 7, at home unattended for approximately four hours to go to the bar. The subject is being charged with two counts of felony child neglect.
The incident is still under investigation.