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'Deadliest Catch' assault update: Jake Harris out of hospital

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Jake Harris is out of the hospital after being in the ICU with a skull fracture. According to his manager, he is recovering in a safe place. Police say the two suspects, Amanda Ritter and Jorel Fultz attacked Harris on his way home from the casino and stole $2,400 from him.

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One of the two people arrested for robbing and assaulting Deadliest Catch star Jake Harris is back in Everett, Washington, where the crime happened.
On Wednesday, Amanda Ritter was picked up by Everett Police from the Spokane County Jail.

Ritter's boyfriend, Jorel Fultz, is still in Spokane. He is facing an unrelated charge and appeared in a Spokane courtroom Wednesday afternoon. He will be taken to Everett when that's cleared up to face charges in connection to the assault on Harris. 

Jake Harris was reportedly badly beaten and left for dead on the side of the road after some kind of altercation. Everett Police are handling the case. Officers say there was some kind of an assault, but said Jake Harris declined to go to the hospital. An officer drove him home, but later Jake Harris realized he had to go to the hospital where he is now in the ICU with a skull fracture. 

Josh Harris, Jake's brother, posted a series of Facebook live videos about the situation, that have since gone viral. In the video he names two people from the Spokane area who may have been involved in the assault.

Just days after the first video was posted, Spokane police confirmed on Tuesday that Jorel Fultz and Amanda Ritter (aka Crandall) were booked into jail on first degree robbery and assault charges. They were taken into custody by the Spokane Targeted Crimes Unit, who was assisting the Everett Police with the investigation.

The Targeted Crimes Unit focuses on career criminals who show a propensity toward recidivism as well as gun crimes and other serious offenses.

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