Updated:ZEBULON, N.C. —
A woman was held captive in a North Carolina business for days, police said.
Police said Robert Whiteside kept a woman from Germany in a secret bedroom in a warehouse in Zebulon.
They said Whiteside took away her money, credit cards and phone to keep her from escaping.
They said he forced her to be a sex slave and even choked her.
The woman managed to email her ex-husband in Germany begging for help.
She is now in a safe house and is recovering.