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Man stabs barber while giving haircut because person he was looking for was not there

By Mason White 11:52 AM May 12, 2014
Abraham Silva 

By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) A barber was seriously injured while giving a haircut after a man became angry because he did not find a person he was looking for, police in Rhode Island said.

The Pawtucket barber was stabbed several times while giving his customer the haircut.

Police said that after arriving at the scene, they arrested Abraham Silva, 25, for being behind the stabbing at the Major League Kuts located on Pleasant Street. Police also confiscated a knife.

According to the initial police investigation, Silva attacked the barber without provocation after the person he wanted to talk to was not there. Abraham jumped at the barber with a knife and stabbed him.

The barber picked up a bottle of Heineken and threw it at Silva. There were children at the shop during the attack. The victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with injuries to his back, neck and head.

Silva was admitted to a psychiatric facility until a court orders otherwise. His bail was set at $50,000.