Authorities: Brookfield teen held girl captive for eight days in home, severely beat her

By WKTV News

BROOKFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Madison County teen has been charged after authorities say he unlawfully held a teenage girl against her will and beat her over the course of eight days during the month of February.

According to New York State Police, Jordan A. Plows, 17, of Brookfield is now charged with second-degree assault, second-degree menacing, unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Authorities say Plows held an 18 year old girl for eight days, allegedly in his basement, against her will, and severely beat her between February 16 and February 24.

State Police said that the two were in a relationship, explaining why she was at the home in the first place. Authorities said there were some opportunities before February 24 for her to leave, but she didn't out of fear for her life.

When she did manage to escape on February 24, it was in the middle of the night, State Police said.

The victim appeared at Hamilton Community Hospital on February 24 with severe bruising to her face and body. She stated that Plows prevented her from leaving during those days, but that she was able to escape the residence and drove her 1997 Ford pickup truck to get away.

While driving away form the residence, the victim ran off the road and struck a tree. She was able to walk to a nearby house for help.

On February 24, Plows was arrested. He has been arraigned in the Town of Brookfield Court where he was sent to the Madison County Jail on $25,000 cash bail / $50,000 bond.

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