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INTIMIDATION CHARGE: Police say Md. man photographed witnesses

CUMBERLAND — Authorities in Cumberland have arrested a man they say was taking pictures of witnesses at a trial and posted the photos on social media in an attempt to intimidate the witnesses.

The Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation Unit said in a news release that 31-year-old Myren Allan Battle of Cumberland was arrested Friday at Allegany County Circuit Court.

Law enforcers say Battle had been attending the trial of an acquaintance. Battle is charged with intimidating a witness and obstruction of justice.