VIDEO: Student charged in Westlake HS fight says he's innocent - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

VIDEO: Student charged in Westlake HS fight says he's innocent

Deandrew Smith in Cuyahoga Co. Common Pleas (Source: WOIO) Deandrew Smith in Cuyahoga Co. Common Pleas (Source: WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

A student charged with attacking another student at Westlake High School said he’s innocent.

Deandrew Smith pleaded not guilty during his arraignment in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas court on Monday. He was charged with felonious assault and abduction.

The 18-year-old Westlake High School student is accused of brutally attacking a 17-year-old classmate in the high school bathroom on April 12.

The victim spent several days in the hospital with severe head injuries. 

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Smith’s bond was set at $5,000.

Smith, who has an unrelated rape and kidnapping case pending in juvenile court, will be back in court on May 12.

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