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Armed Assault Suspects Sought

July 21st, 2016 by WCBC Radio

On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at approximately 11:30 PM the Cumberland Police Department received a call from a victim of an assault on Woodlawn Avenue.  Upon the Officer’s arrival the victim stated she had been assaulted by an African American male.  The victim stated her male friend left the residence and walked to get his vehicle and drive back and pick her up.  She stated she walked outside of her residence when she was attacked.  She stated she was grabbed from behind and the suspect pulled her hair.  The suspect displayed what she believed to be a small black handgun and demanded money.  The suspect then struck the victim on the back of the head with what she believed to be the small black handgun.  At this time the victim’s friend returned in his vehicle and yelled that he was calling the Police.  A witness in the area stated he observed three male suspects then ran from the area at the time of the assault.  The area was checked by the Cumberland Police Department who was assisted by the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryland State Police and MSP Trooper 5.  If anyone has any information regarding this case please call the Cumberland Police Department at 301-777-1600.

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