Minnesota man accused of assaulting captive woman

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WINONA, Minn. (AP) -- A southeastern Minnesota man is jailed on suspicion he held a woman captive for more than two days and assaulted her.

Winona County Chief Deputy Ron Ganrude says the 35-year-old man was arrested at a Stockton home Wednesday.

Ganrude says the 29-year-old woman escaped from the home early Wednesday and called authorities from an emergency room where she was being treated for an eye injury and abrasions.

The woman said she was held in the home starting Sunday evening and was unable to get out of bed because of her injuries.

While she was held, the suspect allegedly forced her to hold a handgun with one round in it to her head and pull the trigger. The gun did not go off.

KAGE-AM reports prosecutors are reviewing the case.