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Family charged with chaining mentally-disabled man to pole

EAU CLAIRE (WKOW) -- Eau Claire Police are investigating a family for allegedly chaining a mentally disable man to pole in their basement.

On Monday, police found a 21-year-old man walking around a convenience store barefoot with a heavy chain around his ankles.

An investigation found that the man was often chained to a metal pole in a family member's basement.

Mai Xiong, 57, and Song Xiong, 48, were arrested on charges of false imprisonment Monday.

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