MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT, CHILD ABUSE

Forty-year-old Dameon Eugene Lockett of Cumberland has been charged with first and second-degree assault and child abuse, in connection with a Sunday incident in the 400-block of Bond Street. Following an argument, Lockett allegedly pulled the victim from a bed, threw them to the floor and began choking them. He also turned his aggression towards a juvenile in the home, and hit them in the face several times. He fled, but was later found at a residence on Central Avenue. He was arrested, received a District Court hearing, and was ordered held without bond at the Allegany County Detention Center.