Kansas man charged with kidnapping, accused of shocking 15-year-old boy with …

30 Sep 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Man charged after Kan. boy says he shocked him with jumper cables.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been charged with abducting a 15-year-old boy and shocking him with jumper cables to get information about a robbery. Robert McDowell is accused of approaching the teen – who is autistic – and ‘putting what the victim said was a handgun in the middle of his back during in Wichita, Kansas Wichita police Lt.The Wichita Eagle reports the 15-year-old was walking around midnight on Saturday or early Sunday morning when someone came up from behind and put a gun in his back. The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/1VmHqkP ) reports that 58-year-old Robert McDowell of Wichita was charged Tuesday with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and criminal threat in the attack early Sunday. The 15-year-old’s sister, who wanted to remain anonymous told KSN, she was furious with what happened, and now hopes her brother gets the justice he deserves.

McDowell then allegedly took the boy to the garage of a nearby home, where authorities say he bound his neck and wrists using the boy’s shoelaces and attached the battery charger to his ears.

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