*UPDATE* – SS: Inmate held on sex assault charges is attacked in Broward courtroom

Defendant/Alleged Victim

A little after 10:00 AM this morning in courtroom 5780 (Hunter Davis, presiding), the above inmate, Jorge Arias, was allegedly attacked by a man possibly related to the purported victim in the very serious pending sexual battery charges against him.

By all accounts BSO Deputy Latanya Phillips, pictured below, deftly controlled the situation before the cavalry arrived, but we’re told any media outlets with the time to pull the courtroom video will not be disappointed.

As of this post, the individual accused of the attack is still being processed by BSO …

COMING SOONElection Fun!