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February 4, 2014 at 10:22 AM

Defendant flips out, flips table in Olympia courtroom

The Associated Press

OLYMPIA — The defendant at a criminal trial in Olympia Monday swore and flipped over a large table in the courtroom.

The judge had 30-year-old Nicholas Bostrom Thompson removed to another room where he had to watch his own trial on a video monitor.

The Olympian reports the Yelm man is charged with assault and robbery. The judge says Bostrom may return to the courtroom if he promises no more outbursts

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