Toronto lawyer accused in St Thomas baseball bat attack to spend another weekend in jail

The Toronto injury lawyer accused of assaulting a St Thomas family with a baseball bat amid shouts about terrorists and ISIS will spend another weekend in jail until his next court appearance on Monday.

Mark Phillips, 36, has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on Monday

A screen grab from an Instagram video posted by a woman who says her family was attacked by a bat-wielding man in a St. Thomas parking lot. (Instagram.com/mariuxstepa)

The Toronto injury lawyer accused of assaulting a St Thomas family with a baseball bat amid shouts of terrorists and ISIS will spend another weekend in jail until his next court appearance on Monday.  

Mark Phillips, 36, appeared in a St Thomas court Friday via video link from the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre.

There is a publication ban on the evidence at the hearing. 

The court learned that Phillips has retained high-profile Toronto defence lawyer Steven Skurka to represent him. 

Phillips is the great grandson of former Toronto Mayor Nathan Phillips. 

He is charged with aggravated assault and three counts of assault with a weapon.