LONOKE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) – A bailiff in Lonoke County was reportedly involved in a scuffle, prompting him to be taken to a hospital.
According to Sheriff John Staley, a suspicious male with "something" in his hand approached the bailiff at the Lonoke County Circuit Courthouse on N. Center Street, saying he had an appointment with the judge, who is actually out of town.
Sheriff Staley said that when the bailiff questioned him, there was a scuffle, and the bailiff went down a flight of stairs. He was injured and is being taken to a hospital for treatment.
The man is to have run off, and authorities are looking for him. He is said to be slender and 6' tall, with a tattoo on his neck. He was reportedly wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans at the time.
If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to contact authorities immediately.