Teen held captive for 2 years in Ill. home leads police back to child she left behind, authorities say

A teenage girl reported missing more than two years ago…

A teenage girl reported missing more than two years ago escaped this week after being held captive and repeatedly sexually assaulted, authorities said. She led police yesterday to a home in southwestern Illinois where officers rescued the child she said she had to leave behind.

The girl reported that she was raped by her captor, got pregnant and had a baby. She told police she escaped Tuesday but could not take the child with her.

About two dozen members of a SWAT team raided the house Thursday afternoon with their assault rifles drawn. They took a 24-year-old man and his mother into custody and also recovered the teen’s young child.

Read more at CBS News

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