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Cumberland man charged with assault

July 27th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On Sunday, July 26, 2020, at 7:19 pm, officers from the Cumberland Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Grand Avenue for an assault complaint.  Upon arrival officers began investigating the complaint. They learned that Robert Whitacker III, age 30 of Cumberland, and the victim had been arguing over the course of a couple days.  Officers further learned that during the argument Whitacker assaulted the victim multiple times.  At the conclusion of the investigation, Whitacker was arrested and charged with assault second degree and reckless endangerment.  Whitacker was later provided his Initial Appearance in District Court and remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center without bond.

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