A 19-year-old Framingham man was arraigned Monday on charges of holding a man for four days against his will.
Jackson Sugrue, 19, is accused of assaulting a man in his 50s and using anti-gay slurs against him, said Meghan Kelly, a spokeswoman for the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. He is also charged with intimidating a witness.
Sugrue was ordered held on $1,000 bail and told to stay away from the victim and the Philadelphia Baptist Church in Framingham. Officials did not say how the church is involved.
Sugrue’s lawyer, Kenneth Gross, declined to comment. Sugrue is due back in court on Aug. 1.
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