Ashley Marie Benjamin  Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Ashley Marie Benjamin, 28, of Wikieup, Friday (7/17) evening for aggravated assault (adult on minor), felony.  Approximately 4:50 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance at a convenience store located at 18035 S Highway 95.  Upon arrival, deputies contacted the assistant manager.  The assistant manager said that Benjamin, an employee was harassing others and she assaulted her 14-year-old daughter.  Deputies viewed the surveillance tape footage showing Benjamin grabbing and pushing the juvenile out the front door.  The footage continues showing that Benjamin grabbed the victim by the neck, arm and back and shoves the victim clear away from the doors.  Deputies learned that Benjamin left the store.  A short time later, deputies contact Benjamin at a residence in the 17700 block of S Highway 95.  During conversations with Benjamin, she said that she did not touch the victim, she only told her to leave.  Deputies advised Benjamin that the video footage clearly shows her pushing and grabbing the victim.  Benjamin was taken into custody without incident.  She was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.

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