Autistic Teen Forced by Girls to Perform Sex Acts on a Dog Wants Charges Against His ‘Friends’ Dropped
An autistic boy has endured months of torment from two girls that he calls friends and is asking his parents to drop the charges against them.
According to reports, 17-year-old Lauren Bush and an unidentified 15-year-old friend kicked the 16-year-old boy in the groin, held a knife to his throat, and tried to get him to have sex with his family dog. Authorities say the girls also forced him to walk on a frozen lake, causing him to submerge into freezing water several times while refusing to help. They allegedly also shaved the boy’s eyebrows.
The boy, Michael, says “I thought she was going to cut me. I was like ‘Please stop’” but also says the incident was just “a game gone wrong. It was a sick game, kind of creepy. But they didn’t have a serious intention about killing me.”
“It really makes me upset that my parents want to see them in jail,” Michael adds. “Because I really like them.”
At the same time, he recalls the frozen lake incident. “They put me in the trunk,” he said. “They didn’t want to get the interior wet.”
The boy’s father says “My son is a staunch defender of his tormentors; it’s embarrassing. He may be more disabled than I convinced myself that he was and maybe more lost than I realized. That’s something I am going to have to deal with on a later day. Right now, I am trying to get justice for him and others like him.”
Bush has been charged with assault, false imprisonment, and child pornography solicitation. She faces up to 80 years in prison.
The unidentified 15-year-old girl pleaded guilty to assault charges and is being held at a juvenile detention center.