Inmate Charged In Attack On Deputy

Posted at 8:11 PM, Dec 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-23 21:11:17-05

A local inmate faces was given more charges after attacking a deputy, and it was all caught on camera.

Video from inside the Rutherford County Jail shows 28-year-old Matthew Thomas punching the deputy multiple times.

He hit the deputy about a dozen times before it's broken up. Thomas was charged with assault.

According to an affidavit, Thomas was upset after some of his privileges had been revoked.