Two Charged with Mob Assault

The Sheriff’s Office yesterday arrested two men on charges of assaulting a third man last Friday. 48-year-old James Ross “Buddy” Burton Jr and 21-year-old Brandon Lee Scott Burton, both of 8985 Highway 56 South, Clinton, were charged with Assault by Mob. Deputy Shepard states that on August 8th the defendants intentionally committed a battery on a man on Fairview Road, Gray Court which resulted in injury to the victim. Both Buddy and Brandon Burton were released on $5,000 personal recognizance bonds yesterday.