Two arrested in connection with Bennettsville attack

Leroy Jeremy Platt (left) and Shakeila Stanback (right) (Marlboro County Detention Center)

Leroy Jeremy Platt is charged with attempted murder and communicating threats in connection with an attack this week in the city limits of Bennettsville, according to Lt. Tim Hood with Bennettsville police.

Hood said Platt attacked a person in the head with an unknown sharp object .

The victim had to seek medical treatment at the hospital and was later transported to a hospital in Florence.

Hood said while Platt was being arrested he threaten to do bodily harm to the victims brother.

Shakeila Stanback is charged with obstructing justice for withholding information in connection with the incident.

Both are being held at the Marlboro County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

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