WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced that Thomas Benjamin, 48, was arraigned in Framingham District Court today on a charge of assault and battery causing serious bodily injury.
Judge Douglas Stoddart set bail at $100,000 cash and ordered the defendant to stay away from, and avoid contact with, the victim. The next court hearing for Benjamin is scheduled for Monday, September 14.
At approximately 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, August 13, Framingham Police responded to a report of an injured man located in the area of 60 Concord Street, Framingham. The victim was transported to MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham. The victim displayed major facial trauma and was suffering from subarachnoid hemorrhage. The victim was transported to Tufts Medical Center in Boston where he underwent surgery.
The Framingham Police Department and the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office are investigating this incident.
This charge is an allegation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
The prosecutor assigned to this case is Assistant District Attorney Joe Gentile.