Woman Arrested for Assaulting a Juvenile

Published 05/17 2014 08:53AM

Updated 05/17 2014 09:23AM

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Cumberland Police responded to Mechanic Street and Market Street in reference to an adult assaulting a juvenile Friday around 5:00 p.m.

Investigation revelealed Amanda Jane Holtman, 29, of Cumberland, assaulted a nine-year old victim after an argument. Holtman placed her knee on the back of the victim's neck and scratched her face with her hand.

According to the press release, there were minor injuries on the victim but no medical treatment was required.

Holtman was arrested and charged with second degree child abuse and second degree assault. She is held on a $20,000 bond.

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