Three Milwaukee men charged with allegedly sexually assaulting, burning two teenage girls
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Three Milwaukee men have been arrested for allegedly physically abusing and sexually assaulting two 16-year-old girls.
Antwan Leon Alexander, Wesley Brechlin, and Jarmon Turner are facing charges of mayhem, physical abuse of a child, and sexual intercourse with a child.
According to the criminal complaint, officers spoke with one of the teens who told police that she and her friend were hanging out with the three defendants at a home near 24th and Chambers on January 24. The teen told police that she had sexual relations with the defendants.
According to the criminal complaint, the group moved to a different home near 7th and Galena on January 25. In the early morning hours, the defendant known as 'Leon' allegedly heated up a knife from the stove and burned both of the girls' legs with it while they were in a walk-in closet. Another defendant allegedly stood outside of the closed door, preventing them from leaving.
According to one of the victims, Leon then rubbed salt and poured lemon juice onto their burn wounds. When the victims were screaming and crying, Leon allegedly threatened them with a gun.
One of the girls suffered 11 burns to her right leg and four to her left leg.
The other girl suffered two deep burns to her left leg with layers of flesh burned off.
Officers spoke to a mother of one of the girls who admitted to police that her daughter was missing during those dates in January when the assault and abuse allegedly happened.
Officers spoke with Brechlin who admitted to police that he had sexual relations with the girls. He also allegedly admitted to "hitting them upside the head a few times."