A 22-year-old Walla Walla man was jailed after breaking into a retirement apartment and punching a man recovering from a stroke.
Jason H. Beeman was jailed in Walla Walla on Saturday on investigation of robbery, burglary and assault.
Beeman allegedly went to the Applebee’s restaurant and handed a note to an employee demanding money and threatening to kill the employee.
He then allegedly went to the nearby Affinity retirement apartments, 1706 Fairway Drive and tried to get inside.A Walla Walla officer saw Beeman punching a 56-year-old man on the ground who had fallen trying to get away from him, said a news release.
Beeman was allegedly demanding money from the man, who was a recovering stroke victim with limited mobility. The victim suffered minor injuries in the assault, said police.
Beeman is also accused of spitting at a police officer and jail officer.