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Drunk man accused of dangling child from overpass

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 06:13 p.m. HST, Oct 30, 2013


KENOSHA, Wis. >> A Wisconsin man wearing clown makeup dangled a child upside down from an overpass after coming home drunk from a Halloween party, according to officials who charged him with child abuse.

The Kenosha News (http://bit.ly/1aodMUu ) reports that a woman called police after she saw 33-year-old Antonio Brown dragging two screaming children into woods in Kenosha about 2 a.m. Sunday. The 13- and 8-year-old children said Brown was their mother's boyfriend.

According to court records, Brown invited the children to go for a walk on train tracks when he returned from a Halloween party about 1 a.m. The children had done this before and thought it was fun.

But the 13-year-old boy told police that this time Brown was drunk and he forced the children to drink alcohol as well. The teen said he drank so much that he vomited.

The younger child became scared after they climbed onto the tracks, and the boys tried to run away. Brown grabbed the older child, held him upside down from the overpass and warned him, "If you try that again, I'm going to drop you."

Brown then climbed onto a train car and began hopping from one car to another, the complaint said. When the 8-year-old refused to follow, Brown grabbed him by the hair and tried to pull him up. He later dangled the child from a train car, holding him by the neck and ankle.

Brown has been charged with child abuse and second-degree reckless endangerment and is being held in the Kenosha County Jail. Court records do not list his attorney.

Kenosha is about 40 miles south of Milwaukee.







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mikethenovice wrote:
The return of the same thing Michael Jackson did.
on October 31,2013 | 06:13AM
mikethenovice wrote:
He wasn't drunk when he made that kid. Lay off the sauce if you can't handle it.
on October 31,2013 | 06:13AM
mikethenovice wrote:
A 33 years old lady called for help. I wonder how many other people just passed by without calling for help?
on October 31,2013 | 06:14AM
ejkorvette wrote:
Looks like a Troll, acts like a Troll, must be a Maggot. Even Gorilla's treat their babies better. Sad, Pitiful, and Disgusting.
on October 31,2013 | 06:43AM
bluespop wrote:
Why denigrate gorillas or any other animal by comparing them to humans? We are the worst of the animal species.
on October 31,2013 | 09:32AM
Slow wrote:
Big time news story once again by SA. I am mad the SA hasn't run the story "Woman Gets Painful Hangnail."
on October 31,2013 | 08:07AM
mrluke wrote:
What's Al Sharpton's position on this incident??
on October 31,2013 | 08:47AM
sailfish1 wrote:
At least he didn't do what the guy in Hawaii did - throw a child off an overpass.
on October 31,2013 | 09:12AM
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