POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (CNN) – A Florida man is facing battery charges after attacking a church deacon in South Florida.The incident was caught on camera during a service at St. Coleman Catholic Church in Pompano Beach last Saturday.“It’s kind of infuriating, you know, that all that stuff is going on out there,” parishioner Jay Parcel said. “It’s just not safe anymore.”
In the video, deacon George Labelle can be seen addressing the congregation.
Then, moments later, Thomas Eisel gets up from a pew and charges at Labelle. Church members can be seen hopping up and helping get the man off the deacon.