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Man Jailed After Child Assault Allegation

April 19th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

At approximately 10 PM Saturday evening, Cumberland Police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Brookfield Avenue for an assault.

Upon arrival officers learned that Lucas Michael Peterson had allegedly assaulted a child in the residence. Officers observed injuries to the child consistent with the assault described.

Peterson was placed under arrest and taken before a District Court Commissioner for an initial appearance.  He was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center and held without bond.

Arrested – Lucas Michael Peterson (38) Cumberland, MD

Charges – Child Abuse 2nd Degree, Assault 2nd Degree

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