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Man arrested for assault

Police say he attacked the victims after accusing them of stealing

CUMBERLAND, Md. - A Cumberland man has been arrested on assault charges.

Police say they received a call about an assault in progress and when they arrived on the scene they found people coming out of a house of Gephart Drive yelling for help. When officers went inside, they found two men who were hurt, but didn't need medical attention. 

After speaking to the victims and other witnesses, police determined that Christopher Peter Butler, 29, accused the victims of stealing from him, then attacked them. 

Police arrested Butler and he is being held on $2500 bond. 

 

 


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