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January 12, 2013

Woman escapes knife assault, kidnapping - 01/13

CUMBERLAND — A Cumberland man was being held on $250,000 bond after assaulting his former girlfriend and holding a knife to her throat, attempting to smother her with a pillow, then forcing her to drive her car around before she finally escaped at a gas station, according to Maryland State Police.

Brian Russell Price, 40, was charged with kidnapping, carjacking, dangerous weapon-intent to injure, assault, reckless endangerment, malicious destruction of property, theft and numerous other offenses after the Friday incident. He was being held in the Allegany County Detention Center.

Price was located and arrested at approximately 8 p.m. Friday, according to police.

Further information was not available.

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