Brothers Charged With Assault

Victim in critical condition

Lee Rogers
June 02, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Greenville Police Department



The Greenville Police Department issued the following press release Saturday afternoon:

(GREENVILLE)- Two brothers are under arrest following an early morning assault on an individual at the intersection of E. Washington Street at S. Brown Street in Greenville.

Another unknown suspect is being sought by police for his involvement in the assault that left the victim in critical condition.

The incident occurred on June 1 at approximately 12:41 a.m. Greenville Police Department officers arrived and found an unresponsive male laying on the ground after being assaulted.

The victim sustained a head injury and was transported to an area medical facility where he remains in critical condition.

Witnesses told police three subjects began assaulting the victim for unknown reasons, and they continued the brutal attack after the victim was unconscious.

John Grant Cox, 22, of 23 Verdae Crest Drive in Greenville and Ronald Carl Cox, III, 27, of 201 Rocky Slope Road in Greenville were arrested and charged with Assault and Battery by Mob-2nd Degree.



Anyone with any information regarding the identity or whereabouts of the third suspect is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 23-CRIME (864-232-7463) or 864-271-5333. Tipsters can remain anonymous and possibly earn a cash reward.


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