State Senator Kedzie's son allegedly assaulted in Whitewater

CREATED Oct 22, 2012 - UPDATED: Oct 22, 2012

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  • Photo courtesy of Sen. Neal Kedzie

WHITEWATER- State Senator Neal Kedzie says his son was assaulted last week over a Romney/Ryan yard sign.

Senator Kedzie says his son, Sean, was confronted and attacked by one person after Sean yelled at another person for taking the political sign from his property.

Whitewater police say they received a 9-1-1 call about the attack around 2:09 a.m. last Friday.

The senator says the attack put his son in the hospital with face, neck and head injuries.  He says his son has been treated and released from the hospital.

Whitewater police say the suspects were described as two white men, clean shaven, both similar in height, approximately 6'00"/6'01" tall and weighed approximately 185/190 pounds.  One suspect was identified as having short light colored hair and the other had darker hair.  One suspect was wearing a blue/black plaid shirt and jeans.

Police didn't say if anyone has been arrested.
Anyone with information on this case should contact Whitewater Police Detective Flaherty at 262-473-0555.  People with information but want to remain anonymous can call the Walworth County TIP Line at 262-723-2677. 

Neal Kedzie is a Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 11th District since 2002.