Transcript for A Mother's Nightmare: Daughter Says She Was Held Captive For 10 Years
Startling case out of California this evening authorities say a woman held captive for a decade now found in they've made arrest. Immediately called the mind of course those other cases other survivors JC -- guard. And those three young women from Cleveland tonight though the newest case a fifteen year old who vanished now 25 reunited with her mother. We've blurred her face to protect her identity and many now asking did this happen again no one noticing for years in broad daylight. Here's ABC's David -- She was missing for ten years disappearing at age fifteen from his Santa -- park now reunited with her family. In an interview with our affiliate KABCTV. She did not want to show her face -- -- -- Seems they spend the next thing I had -- what. What heat -- Today 42 year old -- Garcia her mother's ex boyfriend was charged with kidnapping and rape he denies the charges if convicted he could face life in prison police say her prison. At this apartment building where they lived as a married couple and had a daughter. No bars on the windows she says she was convinced her own family no longer wanted to. -- this is a fifteen year old girl. That's when the -- -- starts a pattern familiar from other recent abduction cases including Jaycee -- duke guard Elizabeth Smart and those three women held captive by aerial Castro in Cleveland Ohio -- after a period of time. Are -- -- shortened privileges by other kept brewers. Through through the control -- they have access to FaceBook appears to have clinched it for this woman. Concerned about her daughter police say she contacted her sister who convinced -- -- go to police. It's a Portland trail which are communicating looking for long term missing children is -- the child and they're very loved or wanted to desperately want them back home. And they need to be funny and rescued and so little -- what's being totally children. The woman and her daughter free at last I nine you know that that -- -- and then -- -- and hopefully. Rebuilding their lives David -- ABC news Bell Gardens, California.
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