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Matthew West was escorted in by multiple officers wearing a neck brace following the assault on two jail officers.
Matthew West appeared in his first video appearance on Thursday morning. He was wearing a neck brace after the assault on two Forsyth County Detention Officers.
He is charged with two counts of assault on a detention clerk inflicting serious injury and possession of a weapon by an inmate. All three charges are class F felonies with a minimum of 59 months each.
According to West’s record, he used a makeshift knife from a box owned by the detention center in the attack. His record also mentions that he is part of a gang and has a history of assault.
West is accused of punching two Forsyth County detention officers last Friday. The sheriff’s office said one of the officers suffered a broken eye and the other had a dislocated shoulder. Both officers had bruises all over them.
West will be represented by a court-appointed public defender at his next court appearance on September 8.