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Retired Physician Charged With Assault

December 16th, 2015 by WCBC Radio


    On 12/15/2015 during the late evening hours, Cumberland City Police officers were dispatched to a Washington Street address in reference to a reported assault in progress.  Upon arrival to the scene, officers contacted the two parties involved and started an investigation.  Officers found that the two parties involved had been arguing over household issues which then escalated into a physical altercation.  The victim in this case had visible injuries and as a result Francis Daniel Jackson, 68, of Cumberland was placed under arrest.  Jackson was transported to Cumberland Police Headquarters where he was charged with the following:

Assault 2nd Degree – 1 count

Jackson was processed for the above listed charge and then taken to the Allegany County District Court for a hearing before a court commissioner.  Jackson was released on his own recognizance.  The victim in this case did not require any treatment for their injuries.

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