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WATCH: Corrections deputy takes down suspect who charges court employee

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A Pierce County Corrections Deputy took down a suspect this week after he charged at a court employee and trashed the courtroom. 

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office shared a video of the ordeal on their Facebook page Friday. 

According to deputies, the suspect is a Level III Sex Offender with mental health issues. 

In the video, the suspect is seated at a table with his attorney when he suddenly stands up, and charges at a judicial assistant's desk. 

As he rushes toward the employee, he smashes a computer monitor and knocks over numerous clerical items onto the floor. 

A deputy chases after the suspect, grabs him by his suit jacket and pulls him away before he can get to the employee. 

The deputy tackled the suspect and took him into custody for destruction of property. 

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