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Attleboro man wanted in vicious assault/robbery of disabled man, in custody



Photo courtesy of Attleboro Police

Police have announced that an Attleboro man wanted in a beating and robbery of a disabled man is now in custody.

Cory Silva, 29, of Attleboro turned himself in at the Attleboro District Court on Monday. He is being held pending a dangerousness hearing.

Silva was wanted in connection with an armed street robbery which occurred on the evening of April 24th outside of Brothers Liquors. Silva viciously assaulted and robbed a disabled individual, which resulted in bodily injury to the victim according to police.

The other suspect, Shawn Farmer, 41, also of Attleboro, is being held without bail after pleading innocent. Farmer has a dangerousness hearing on May 9.

Video courtesy of Boston 25

Police searching for suspect in violent attack on person with disabilities

HORRIBLE! After a friendly exchange outside of an Attleboro liquor store, a man with disabilities was robbed and attacked. Police are still searching for one suspect who has been identified as Cory Silva. The victim is now suffering from a concussion, broken cheekbone and broken eye socket.

Posted by Boston 25 News on Thursday, May 2, 2019

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