MIAMI (WSVN) - A man released from court is in cuffs after he attacked a detective with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.

Witnesses said the man went on the attack as he exited the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building, around 1:30 p.m., Thursday.

The man allegedly started harassing and threatening two prosecutors with the state attorney’s office as he exited the courthouse.

A good Samaritan jumped in to help the prosecutors, who went inside the courthouse to report the man’s behavior.

The man then reportedly swung at the detective who came outside to arrest him and yelled belligerently at the people around him.

Officials were able to tackle the man to the ground and restrain him before he could do any real damage.

The detective, who is the chief supervisor of investigation for the state attorney’s office, was checked out on scene and was determined to be OK.

The man accused of attacking the detective was taken away for psychological testing.

It remains unknown if he will face any charges.

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