GREAT FALLS - Brandon Black is being accused of assault with a weapon after court documents say he punched another man with brass knuckles for disrespecting someone else.
Witnesses say the victim and Black argued and shoved each other before Black punched him. Prior to the fight, Black had shown several people the brass knuckles in his pocket but it wasn't until he punched the victim that the witness saw him actually use them.
Brandon Black has a prior felony conviction out of Fergus County for burglary and was on probation for that offense when this assault occurred.
He is charged with Assault with a Weapon and his bond has been requested at $25,000.