LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – A man accused of jumping over the bench and onto a Las Vegas District Court judge refused to face a different judge in a different courtroom.

Deobra Redden was a no-show for a hearing scheduled for Thursday morning.

Just a day before, now-viral video captured Redden leaping across the bench and onto Judge Mary Kay Holthus Wednesday afternoon. Redden was in court to be sentenced for attempted battery with substantial bodily harm.

WATCH: Clark County District Court judge attacked during sentencing hearing

The same video appears to show him attacking a marshal. That court officer remains hospitalized.

In this image from video provided by the Clark County District Court, Judge Mary Kay Holthus is seen cradling her head after a defendant launched over her desk during his sentencing in a felony battery case, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 in Las Vegas. Authorities say the judge suffered minor injuries n the attack while a courtroom marshal suffered a bleeding gash on his forehead and a dislocated shoulder. (Clark County District Court via AP)(AP)

The judge presiding over today’s pre-trial hearing transferred Redden’s case to a different court. He’s now scheduled to appear on January 9th.

Stay with FOX5 for continuing coverage of this developing story.


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