Woman held captive saved after slipping note to veterinary employee

Woman escapes armed boyfriend after passing note to dog's vet

Woman escapes armed boyfriend after passing note to dog's vet

A Florida woman escaped the clutches of her abusive, gun-toting boyfriend by passing a note to an unlikely rescuer - a worker at her dog's veterinary office, authorities said.

"Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me". Finally, the woman managed to convince Floyd she needed to take their dog to the veterinarian, though he only did so while accompanying her with a gun, sheriffs said. He was armed with a loaded gun, authorities said. During the incident on Wednesday, officials said the two fought over the handgun, and it went off inside the house. The staff at the animal hospital quickly alerted Deland Police Department after receiving the note. "Please don't let him know!" The case was then handed to Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Floyd allegedly insisted on going with her, Fox News reported.

The woman was taken to DeLand Florida Hospital where she was treated for a head wound, black eye, bruised arms and legs and scratches on her hands and fingers.

IZettle's Evening Sale to PayPal a $2.2 Billion Change of Heart
The company is expected to process payments worth $ 6 billion in 2018 and generate $ 165 million in gross revenue. The completion of this transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.

While at DeLand Animal Hospital, she is believed to have slipped a note to a staff member asking for help.

Authorities arrived, arrested Floyd and removed his weapon. One of the bullets passed through the drywall and into another room.

Officers detained Floyd and contacted the Volusia County Sheriff's Office because it was domestic violence case.

Floyd has been charged with domestic violence, aggravated assault with a firearm, false imprisonment, simple battery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.