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Elder St Assault Arrest

April 23rd, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday, April 22nd, 2023, The Cumberland City Police responded to an Elder St residence for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers contacted the victim of the alleged assault. The victim advised officers that they heard a knock at the door of the residence as well as a male yelling for them to come outside. When the victim opened the door, they discovered an irate former roommate. The victim advised officers he was then threatened and attacked by the male suspect, being strangled and thrown into a fence. The suspect then left the scene but was later located by officers. As a result of the investigation, Patrick Lee Thompson, 30, of Cumberland MD, was placed under arrest and transported to Police Headquarters. He was taken before the District Court Commissioner for his Initial Appearance where he was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center. He is currently being held without bond.

Arrested: Patrick Lee Thompson       Age: 30
Charges:  Assault 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree