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Frederick Street Assault Arrest

May 3rd, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023, The Cumberland City Police responded to the 300 block of Frederick St for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers contacted a victim and multiple witnesses inside the home. It was learned that an argument had started in the home between the victim and Michael Ellsworth Hochard over a social media post. The argument then escalated and Hochard was observed assaulting the victim, pushing them to the ground. The assault resulted in a minor injury to the victim, none of which required medical attention. As a result, Hochard was placed under arrest. He was taken before the District Court Commissioner for his Initial Appearance where he was released on his own personal recognizance.

Arrested: Michael Ellsworth Hochard       Age: 21

Charges: Assault 2nd Degree