19-year-old charged with assault by mob after apparent attack by 7-8 people in Horry County


Anthony Dale Joseph Koszela (Courtesy: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A man was charged after a group of seven to eight people apparently attacked two victims in the Burgess area of Horry County, according to police.

Anthony Dale Joseph Koszela, 19, of Surfside Beach, was arrested Thursday and charged with third-degree assault and battery by a mob and third-degree assault and battery.

Police were called May 30 to Southbury Drive in the Burgess area for reports of an assault, according to a police report. The victims told police a group of seven to eight people got out of a vehicle and assaulted them.

No other details about the assault were provided and no other arrests have been announced.

Koszela is held in J. Reuben Long Detention Center on a $1,500 bond as of Friday afternoon, according to booking records.

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