FT. LAUDERDALE (CBS4) – A Deerfield Beach teen accused of taking part in setting Michael Brewer on fire wants out of jail on bond.

On Wednesday an attorney for 16-year Matthew Bent attended a hearing to ask for bond for a criminal offense where bail is usually withheld. His client Bent, along with two other teens, 16-year old Denver Jarvis and 17-year old Jesus Mendez, have been charged with attempted murder for the October 2009 attack on Brewer.

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During the proceeding the attorney asked the judge to set bail at $20 thousand. Prosecutors countered that if the judge decided to set bond, it should be $250 thousand because of the nature of the circumstances.

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The attack occurred in October 2009 when the then 15-year old Brewer was doused with rubbing alcohol and set on fire.  The trio reportedly set Brewer on fire after an argument over a video game and a stolen bike. He survived by jumping into a nearby swimming pool. He suffered burned over 60-percent of his body. He spent months rehabilitating at Jackson memorial Hospital Burn Center in Miami.

The judge held off on making a decision and may rule next week during the next hearing date.

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Bent, Mendez and Jarvis remain in jail charged as adults. Each faces up to 25 years to life in prison if convicted.