Two arrested for armed robbery at Allegany County business


Two people were arrested for an armed robbery in Allegany County on Sunday night.

Deputies responded to a business on Ellerslie Road around 5:15 p.m., for a report that a woman entered and used a gun to demand money from an employee, before fleeing the area.

Authorities found and stopped the suspect vehicle on Mechanic Street in Cumberland, and took Michael Tipton, 53, and Kathleen Williams, 46, into custody. Deputies said that Williams initially tried to disguise her identity.

Both have been charged with armed robbery and assault. They were also found with crack cocaine.

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