Released convict arrested for Forks assault
September 4th, 2014 - 5:56am
(Forks) –- A 23-year-old suspect will be arraigned today in a robbery and assault case in Clallam County's west end.
Aaron Mylan has been jailed since August 25th.
The incident happened the previous day, when police got a call from someone driving near Forks who reported seeing a man covered in blood fall out of a pickup.
The victim said he had picked up a stranger at the 76 Station in Forks. A short time later the suspect produced a handgun and ordered the victim out of the truck. When the victim refused the suspect struck the victim on the head and face with the gun. In an ensuing struggle, the gun went off and the victim says he passed out.
Mylan was arrested later after a review of security footage from the gas station.
Mylan had just been released from prison.
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