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      Security guards arrested for an assault at a Florence nightclub

      Christopher Mack

      Two security guards at Club Nirvana on East Palmetto Street in Florence have been arrested for assaulting a person at the club on April 21, according to the Florence County Sheriff's Office.

      Christopher Mack, 40, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of Assault and Battery by Mob, Third Degree, and one count of Common Law Robbery.

      Rickardo S. Sinkler, 40, was also arrested and charged with one count of Assault and Battery by Mob, one count of Assault and Battery, Second Degree and one count of Common Law Robbery.

      Investigators say the victim had to seek medical treatment at a local hospital. In addition to the assault, investigators say that the victim's wallet with an unknown amount of money was taken.

      According to the sheriff's office, the assault was captured on videotape and posted to the internet.

      Sinkler was released from the Florence County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond. Mack's bond was set at $5,000, he remains in the Florence County Detention Center.