• Police: Woman held as sex slave in NC business for days

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    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.


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