Cumberland Times-News

September 5, 2013

City man charged in knife incident - 09/06

Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — A city man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the knife assault of a woman Saturday on Baltimore Street.

Harley Michael Higson, 22, was charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment before he was jailed on $50,000 bond set by a district court commissioner, according to the Cumberland Police Department.

Higson allegedly held a knife to the victim’s throat and threatened to throw her off the Baltimore Street  bridge over Wills Creek.

The victim was not cut or injured, police said.

Police were unable able to locate the suspect Saturday.