2 arrested in assault of 'Deadliest Catch' star

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) " Police say two people accused of beating a star of the hit reality TV series "Deadliest Catch" over the weekend have been arrested.

The Spokesman-Review reports (https://goo.gl/RD0hAu ) 30-year-old Amanda Ritter and 29-year-old Jorel Fultz were arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail Tuesday on suspicion of robbing Jake Harris.

Everett Police Department says they received a report of a male victim of assault Saturday after Harris had been found alongside a road in Everett.

He reportedly told police that he and three others were in a car coming back from a casino when a man sitting behind him began to beat him.

Police say Harris told officers his wallet and $2,400 was missing.

Jake Harris and his family have been featured on the Discovery Channel show about fisherman in Alaska for many years.

Everett is about 30 miles north of Seattle

___

Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf05 at 17 Jan 2017 23:22:58 Processing Time: 415ms