Longview Student Charged In Assault

A Longview High School student is behind bars in connection with a desk throwing incident earlier this week. Brentdon Cory Ford, 18, was arrested by Longview Police yesterday and charged with aggravated assault.

Authorities say the victim, a student at Longview High School, overheard Ford discussing a $20 bet. Officials say the bet involved Ford dropping a desk on the student from a stairwell.

The victim required 20 stitches after the incident. Ford is in the Gregg County Jail on $100,000 bond.