Today in the News: Mom and child freed from captivity in Ohio

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

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Four people were arrested in connection toholding a mother and a child captive for two years, police said today. The people arrested allegedly beat the woman and her child, threatened death and threatened to have large snakes and pit bulls attack them, WOIO reported. The mom and child were rescued from a home in Ashland, Ohio, which is about 70 miles from Cleveland, where four people were rescued earlier this year.

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