Dad forces son to make humbling apology after discovering he is a school bully

'Feel free to tell Kayden how wrong it is to be bully'

Jamie Campbell
Sunday 22 March 2015 16:48
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A father has publicly humiliated his son after being told he was bullying children at school.

Timothy Robenhorst, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, forced his son Kayden to hold a sign declaring himself a bully and take part in demeaning physical tasks after being told he had been bullying a classmate.

Kayden’s punishment involved being woken up at 4:30am and made to do 50 push-ups on his fists.

He also reportedly had to carry out 10 harder, incline push-ups before running. Wisconsin temperatures are frequently still below freezing in the early house.

His father also said that he would have to apologise to his victim in front of his entire class. He set a photo of him and his son holding a sign with the details of the punishment on it as Kayden’s profile and photos on Facebook.

A comment under Kayden’s name on the profile picture reads: “This is what happens when dad finds out you are being a bully at school. My golden rule is you don’t start fights or touch anyone unless they lay their hands on you first.

“Feel free to tell Kayden how wrong it is to be bully or share stories to help him understand the effects of these actions on the victims.”

The photo has been shared more than 1,000 times.

This is not the first incident of parents publicly shaming children recently after a mum posted a picture of a 'sick letter' she had written to her daughter's PE teacher which in fact informed the teacher that 'Olivia is perfectly fit and will' and could possibly do with a few extra laps.

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