3 girls say they were imprisoned in Arizona home
Tucson police said the girls are siblings ages 12, 13 and 17 and their mother and stepfather have been arrested in a case that’s being investigated as alleged child abuse and imprisonment.
Police said a 34 year old man and a 32 year old woman were booked into the Pima County Jail on suspicion of three counts of kidnapping, three counts of child abuse emotional abuse and three counts of child abuse physical abuse.
The man also was accused of one count of sexual pandora bracelets abuse of a person under age 15, according to police, who didn’t immediately know Tuesday night if the couple had attorneys.
The Associated Press is not naming the adults to avoid identifying the children.
Tucson Police Capt. Mi pandora bracelets chael Gillooly said at a news conference that all three girls were malnourished and dirty, and they told off pandora bracelets icers they hadn’t taken a bath in up to six months.
“They were kept in filthy living conditions,” said Gillooly, adding that the two youngest girls were kept in a separate bedroom from their 17 year old sister. Tuesday, according to Gillooly.
The two youngest girls told officers that they ran to a neighbor’s home after their stepfather kicked in the door and threatened them with a knife. The unidentified neighbor called 911.
When officers went into the house, Gillooly said they found the oldest girl in another bedroom.
Gillooly declined to answer any questions about the case. More information was expected to be released Wednesday.
A resident who has lived in the neighborhood for about five years told the Arizona Daily Star that she didn’t know anyone was pandora bracelets living in the home, which is set back from the street.
The woman said there was no visible activity at the house, but other neighbors had told her that they had heard what sounded like children playing inside the house at night.
The Star reported that police removed plastic bags containing evidence from the home and what appeared to be a computer.
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