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Houston Police rescue four men held captive
TEXAS -- Houston police rescued four homeless men who were being held captive at a house. Police say the front door was nailed shut and inside a garage they found what is described as a "prison room" where four older men were held. One man says he'd been there for 10 years.
"Some of them may or may not have been homeless. And they were being held there captive. And the suspect who is detained at this point was taking their disability checks, or their veteran checks. Their checks."
"It's a bare room. There's linoleum, there's a chair. There's a window A/C unit that may or may not have been working. It was kept fairly clean for what they were able to have access to. However, there was no bed, there was no bed linens and no restroom."
Three of the four men were taken to the hospital to be treated for malnourishment. Four women were also taken out of the home.
It's not yet known if they were being held captive. One person has been arrested.