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Woman Held Captive Slips Note to Her Dog's Vet To Escape Boyfriend, Say Police

The Daytona Beach News-Journal quotes the Volusia County Sheriff's Office as saying 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. He is being held without bond on domestic violence and other charges.

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Updated:May 28, 2018, 9:16 AM IST
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Woman Held Captive Slips Note to Her Dog's Vet To Escape Boyfriend, Say Police
This photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Floyd, who was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. (AP)
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Deland: Florida authorities say a woman who was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him to bring their dog to an animal hospital - and then slipped a note to a staff member.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal quotes the Volusia County Sheriff's Office as saying 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. He is being held without bond on domestic violence and other charges.

This undated photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows a note florida authorities say a woman slipped to a staff member at an animal hospital in Florida. Authorities say the woman was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend, and escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to the animal hospital, where she slipped the note to a staff member. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office via AP) This undated photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows a note florida authorities say a woman slipped to a staff member at an animal hospital in Florida. Authorities say the woman was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend, and escaped when she convinced him to bring their dog to the animal hospital, where she slipped the note to a staff member. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office via AP)

The report says Floyd beat the woman on Wednesday and refused to let her leave their home. Two days later, she convinced Floyd to let her take their dog to a veterinarian, although he wouldn't let her go alone.

It's unclear whether Floyd has retained an attorney.
| Edited by: Puja Menon
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