A North Carolina man named Salvador Espinoza Escobar held a woman captive for 5 years as a sex slave.
As per the reports of the Randolph County sheriff’s office, the 48-year-old man is accused of captivating the victim who is only identified as a young female in sexual enslavement. Since January 2015 the man withheld her basic needs in exchange for acts of forced sex.
On Wednesday the National Human Trafficking Tip line informed the authorities, Detectives took action and took Salvador into custody.
According to a news release “No information will be released regarding the victim’s identity or condition for protection and privacy, This case remains under investigation and additional charges may be forthcoming”.
A spokeswoman of the sheriff’s office said: ” it is still not clear how Salvador initially came to detain the woman”. Salvador is currently in jail on a $100,000 bond. He is expected to make his appearance in court on Friday.