MAN HELD WITHOUT BOND FOLLOWING ROBBERY ATTEMPT

Cumberland resident John Richard Conner is being held without bond, after he tried to rob a business in the 600-block of North Center Street Wednesday. He had been armed with a knife, and attempted to rob the owner. However, the owner was able to disarm and detain Conner until officers arrived. The owner sustained minor injuries as a result of the altercation. After being taken to Central Booking, he received a hearing in Allegany County District Court.