MILWAUKEE (WKOW)-- A man is charged with tying up a teenager and ordering his pit bill to attack. Police say the teen's own father helped him.
The teens father, Joel Kennedy, and the dog's owner, Richard Lisko are charged in the case. Prosecutors say Kennedy and his son, Joel Kennedy Jr. visited Lisko's home last Friday. Lisko accused the teen of theft, and then police say, ordered his dog to attack.
Lisko and the father also allegedly tied the teen up with the dog's leash and hung him from the porch rafter for about an hour. The teen suffered cuts and punctures to his neck, ears, and scalp.
Kennedy told detectives he didn't try to stop Lisko "because he was paralyzed with fear that Lisko was a member of the Outlaw bikers", the criminal complaint said. "He also stated that he felt his son needed to be taught a lesson."
The teen said the ordeal ended when on of Lisko's friend stopped by and demanded the men release him.
Kennedy and Lisko face several felony charges, including battery, and false imprisonment.
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