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Myrtle Street Assault Arrest

April 8th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

On Saturday, April 6th, 2024, the Cumberland City Police responded to the 1000 block of Myrtle St for the report of an assault in progress in the street. Upon arrival, officers observed a male subject attempting to leave the area on foot. When stopped, he advised he had only been in a verbal altercation with a female who had already left the scene. A short time later, the female victim was able to contact police by awakening a nearby neighbor for help. The victim advised she had been choked by the male subject in the street after a verbal altercation at a nearby home. Contact was also made with a witness to the assault who confirmed the victim’s statements. As a result, Demond Arthur Scott Jr, 36, of Cumberland MD was placed under arrest. He was taken before a District Court Commissioner for an Initial Appearance where he was remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center. He is currently being held on $2,500 bond.

Arrested: Demond Arthur Scott Jr                      Age: 36
Charges: Assault 2nd Degree, Disorderly Conduct, Disturb the Peace.