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Three Cambridge Men Charged With Assault in Separate Incidents, 1 Involving a Child

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CAMBRIDGE, Md.– A Cambridge man is facing assault and related charges following accusations that he held a knife to a child’s head.

According to the Cambridge Police Department, officers were called to a home on Ruddy Duck Court on Tuesday for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, officers met with a child who said that 26-year-old Tayon Chester had become angry with another family member, grabbed a kitchen knife and held it to the child’s head.

Police said Chester was arrested and charged with first and second-degree assault, possession of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure and reckless endangerment. He is being held temporarily at the Dorchester County Detention Center, according to police.

In a second unrelated incident, another Cambridge man is behind bars on assault and weapons charges after police say he pulled a gun on someone.

Cambridge police say it happened early Wednesday on the 800 block of High Street. According to officers, 54-year-old James Robinson Jr. pointed a handgun at another person during a disagreement over money.

The handgun was located, and Robinson was arrested on charges of first- and second-degree assault, felony firearm use and reckless endangerment, Police said he is being held in the Dorchester County Detention Center on $150,000 bond.

Police also reported an other assault incident that happened Wednesday in which a man told officers he was hit in the head with a metal pipe.

Police said they met with the victim at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center and noticed signs of injury on his head. Further investigation revealed the victim had been walking in the area of Pine Street and Dunns Court when he was hit, according to police.

Police said the suspect was identified as 65-year-old James Cornish of Cambridge. He was located, arrested and charged with first- and second-degree assault, possession of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure and reckless endangerment. He is being held temporarily in the Dorchester County Detention Center.

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