Florida inmate punches deputy multiple times in face: VIDEO

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (KABC) -- An inmate attacked a sheriff's deputy in Florida, and the violent clash was all caught on camera.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office investigators say Michler Gabriel refused to back away from a door as a deputy was opening it.

That's when Gabriel repeatedly punched the deputy in the face.

Another deputy helped restrain the 38-year-old inmate.

Gabriel is now facing additional felony charges of battery on a law enforcement officer.

The deputy had to be hospitalized for lacerations, swelling and bruising.
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