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March 25, 2011
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Video: Marshal hurt in courtroom scuffle with woman

The injured marshal received treatment for a knee injury and a cut on his face

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada court officer was hurt in a videotaped scuffle with a 36-year-old woman who fought being taken into custody following a mental health court hearing.

Records show Latasha Williams remained jailed Thursday following the Tuesday morning outburst in Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass' courtroom.

Clark County courts spokeswoman Mary Ann Price released the videotaped court record showing several uniformed court marshals struggling to control Williams. The judge remained in the courtroom but wasn't involved in the fray. She declined to comment Thursday.

The injured marshal was off-duty Thursday, receiving treatment for a knee injury. He also received a cut on his face.

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Williams faces child endangerment and kidnapping charges stemming from allegations she threatened two young children in a Las Vegas apartment complex.

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