How Girl Miraculously Escaped From Armed Kidnappers By Swimming Across a Lake After 29 Days of S*xual Abuse
Jasmine Block, a 15-year-old missing teenager managed to escape her three alleged kidnappers by incredibly swimming to freedom.
According to The Sun UK, the teenage girl managed to get away and swim across a lake to raise the alarm with a nearby farmer who then called the police.
Having disappeared on August 8 from her home in Alexandria, Minnesota, nearly a month ago, she managed her escape on Tuesday.
Cops now allege that during her time in captivity she was threatened with weapons and sexually assaulted.
Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels confirmed that Thomas Barker, 32, Joshua Holby, 31, and Steven Powers, 20, have now been arrested in connection with the alleged kidnapping.
Jasmine and her mother
He said in a statement: "Barker tied her up with zip ties and then he his roommate and friend over the next several weeks assaulted her and threatened her with weapons."
The farmer who found Block said: "It's usually quiet out here. She was up so I could see her but I couldn’t tell what it was.
"When she come walking out of the grass I’m thinking oh my gosh, you got to be kidding me. When I saw her face I knew right away.
"It was just a great feeling, [I told her] ‘just get in the pickup, we’re going to help you now."
The teenager's mother Sarah Block has now been reunited with her daughter.
On Facebook the mum thanked everyone who had given her support during the ordeal.
Cops claim that Block was tricked into entering the house which eventually became her prison.