February 27th, 2012 by WCBC Radio
On Sunday at approximately 6:45PM, Cumberland City Police officers as well as a Maryland State Police K-9 Unit were dispatched to the Sunoco gas station located on W. Industrial Boulevard in reference to an armed robbery. Officers arrived on the scene and canvassed the area for a suspect described as a white male, approximately 5'9" tall, thin build, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt pulled tightly around his head, dark pants and a red bandana pulled up over his nose. According to an employee at the station, the suspect approached him from a nearby alleyway and displayed a knife to him while demanding money. The employee was uninjured during this incident. The suspect fled the scene on foot and ran up the adjacent alley towards fourth street. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Cumberland Police Department at 301-777-1600 or Crime Solvers at 301-722-4300. Anyone leaving information with Crime Solvers may remain anonymous.