Man charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend

POSTED: 11:24 AM May 15 2013   UPDATED: 5:49 PM May 15 2013

A Kingsport man faces charges in Johnson City after he was arrested as a result of an assault investigation.

Tyree Ford is charged with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, vandalism and theft. Johnson City Police tell us Ford is accused of forced entry into his ex-girlfriend's apartment on Carroll Creek Road and threatened to kill her while armed with a gun. 

He's also accused of destroying and stealing property belonging to the victim.

He's scheduled to appear in court on May 20.