Ohio man who wanted chips accused of punching therapist who suggested healthier snack

Man Who Wanted Chips Accused of Punching Therapist who Suggested Healthier Snack

CANTON, Ohio — An Ohio man allegedly asked a therapeutic program worker for chips after having a snack. When the therapist suggested apples as a healthier alternative, the man reportedly punched the woman in the face, breaking her nose and causing a concussion, the Canton Repository reported.

Mylon Scott Mayle, 35, was charged Monday with misdemeanor assault and a parole violation, according to Stark County Jail records. He was being held without bond.

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According to jail records, Mayle was at Heartland Behavioral Healthcare in Massillon. After finishing his snack, Mayle approached a therapeutic program worker and asked for more chips, the Repository reported. When she told him he could have an apple instead, Mayle allegedly punched the woman in the face, according to the newspaper.

Mayle was on parole after serving four years in prison for setting fire to a group home where he was staying, according to Stark County court records.