Security staff at the Jackson trial went into alert mode on Thursday, when a shaven-haired man was seen loitering outside the courthouse.
The man appeared to be waiting for Jackson, Jackson's security team refused to allow him to leave the courtroom until the man was apprehended by the police.
It is understood that he has not been charged with any offence.
One witness is reported to have said:
"He had been hanging around all day and as soon as Jackson's security team saw him they took action...There was no way they were going to let Michael walk out while this man was there...They were anxious about the situation and obviously they take Michael's security very seriously."
Maybe he is one of Jackson's creditors?