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Winthrop teen charged in attack on disabled man

A Winthrop teenager is facing charges that he beat a developmentally disabled man and fractured his jaw, prosecutors said.

“This was an utterly shameful example of unprovoked violence against a person who could not defend himself,” Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said in a statement. “It was the act of a coward and a bully.”

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