Man Arrested for Assault in Movie Theater Seat Dispute in Pompano Beach

Man Arrested for Assault in Movie Theater Seat Dispute in Pompano Beach

A 27-year-old man, Jesse Montez Thorton II, has been arrested by the Broward Sheriff’s Office for a physical altercation with a 63-year-old man over movie theater seats in Pompano Beach, Florida. Thorton is facing one count of aggravated battery with great bodily harm. The incident, which occurred on July 10 at an AMC Theater, gained national and international media attention. The victim, who wishes to remain anonymous, suffered a broken nose in the fight. According to the victim, he politely asked Thorton to move from his reserved seats, but Thorton became aggressive and attacked him. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Thorton was identified as the suspect in the attack and was apprehended with the assistance of the Fort Lauderdale police. He is currently being held at the Broward County Main Jail on a $250,000 bond.

 

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