Convicted Child Molester Tazed After Struggle With Court Security Guard

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

October 9, 2013 Updated Oct 9, 2013 at 5:09 PM EDT

FRANKLIN, Ind. (21Alive) -- A convicted child molester faces additional charges after he became violent with law enforcement officials shortly after his verdict was read.

According to police, Michael Sloan had asked the court security guard to allow him to say goodbye to his family. When the guard refused the request, Sloan struggled to the point he had to be tazed. He then pulled the barbs of the taser out and resumed the struggle.

He was eventually taken into custody and has been charged with battery.

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