Video: Jailhouse assault injures five deputies

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton man is accused of injuring five Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies.

2 NEWS just obtained the video of the incident.  It could disturb some viewers.

Melvin Brown, 26, is now facing assault charges.

He was being processed at the Montgomery County Jail for a previous altercation when he jumped a counter and lunged at a booking officer.

A police report shows that it took five officers, two zaps with a stun gun and a shot of pepper spray to get him back under control.

The injured officers were all treated for minor injuries and are back at work.

Brown is in the Montgomery County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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