Parents Say Police Deemed Their Son A Danger To The Community

Parents Say Police Deemed Their Son A Danger To The Community

Kristin and Rick say their 15-year-old son, Robbie, has confessed to sexually abusing two children. Kristin says that the authorities have deemed her stepson to be a danger to the community and plan to press charges against him for aggravated indecent assault.

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“Then he would be mandated by the state to go into a treatment facility,” she says.

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Rick says, “If they do, then I support whatever decision they make.”

The couple, who has five other children at home, says Robbie has been living in a mental health facility for the past year, after confessing that he has sexual urges toward children. They say he threatened to rape one of his siblings if they didn’t get him help.

Watch the video above to hear Dr. Phil’s thoughts on the situation. And later, why does Robbie say he feels like he may re-offend if he’s released from the hospital?

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