Clayton High Student Arrested

A 16 year-old student from Clayton High School has been arrested following an altercation on school grounds.

The incident was reported Friday.

Joshua McFarland, 16, of Clayton is charged with assaulting another student during lunch.

The victim allegedly loaned McFarland a pair of headphones. When he attempted to get the headphones back McFarland struck him in the face.  The victim sustained minor injuries.

McFarland was transported to the Johnston County Jail and released on a $500 bond.

No other students were involved.