A Shelton man was arrested Friday night in connection to an assault on Olympia's west side that was reported to Olympia police Feb. 1.
Jordan Eugene Brown, 19, was booked into the Thurston County Jail on one count of second-degree assault.
Sgt. Paul Johnson said Saturday that little was known about the suspect, other than that he had recently moved to the area from Florida. He will be arraigned Monday, Johnson said.
Just before midnight Feb. 1, Olympia police responded to a report of an assault in the 300 block of Division Street Northwest. The victim, a woman in her early 20s, told police she was attacked by a man who tried to pull her into the bushes. A witness called 911, and when he got out of his car, the suspect fled , according to police.
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The victim was able to identify the suspect Friday with the help of two Crime Stoppers tips, police said.