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Cumberland Woman Accused of Assaulting Man with Hot Soup

January 22nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On Thursday, January 21st, 2021 the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Fairview Avenue residence for the report of a disturbance.  When officers arrived, they spoke with a male victim that alleged that Michelle Lynn Ralston had thrown a cup of hot soup on him during an argument.  Officers did observe an injury to the victim that appeared to a burn.  Ralston was arrested and charged with 2nd degree assault and taken before the District Court Commissioner for a bond review.  She was released on her own personal recognizance pending trial.


Michelle Lynn Ralston, age; 49, Cumberland, Maryland.