Cumberland Times-News

November 29, 2012

City police seek information - 11/30


Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Police are seeking information concerning a recent incident at a  First Street residence in which six suspects accosted the occupant.

The victim was reportedly knocked down by two male suspects as he was going to let his dogs outside.

The Nov. 6 incident occurred at 122 W. First St.

“They threatened the resident not to look at them or they would shoot him, then proceeded to ask for ‘Matt.’ No one named Matt lived at the residence and when the burglars learned this, they fled out the back door,” said a spokesman for the Allegany and Mineral County Crime Solvers.

Anyone with information relating to the crime is asked to call Crime Solvers at 301-722-4300.

Rewards of up to $1,500 are offered based on results derived from provided tips. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to appear in court.