Felony assault charges are being filed against Brandyn Kristopher Francis, 27, after he allegedly bit and choked a security guard from the Safeway store on 15th Avenue in Longview. This incident was reported at about 12:30 yesterday afternoon. Store personnel called Longview Police, saying that store security had been assaulted as they tried to detain Francis for alleged shoplifting. Francis traveled for several blocks, finally being located and arrested in an alley in the 1400 block between 8th and 9th Avenues. He’s now being held without bail, charged with third-degree assault and third-degree theft.