Two cousins stabbed following brawl

Robert Covington and his cousin Hosea Covington were stabbed Friday morning following a brawl with a man in a parking lot off of Marlboro Street in Bennettsville, according to Lt. Larry Turner with the Bennettsville Police Department.

Both men were immediately take into Marlboro Park Hospital.

Robert Covington was later transferred to a Florence hospital and Hosea Covington had to be flown to Palmetto Richland Hospital in Columbia.

They're in serious condition, but are expected to be okay.

Turner said police have arrested and charged Dennis Crosland with two counts of Assault and Battery First Degree.

This investigation is ongoing.