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Woman Slips Note to Veterinary Staff Pleading for Rescue from Boyfriend, Police Say
(CNN) -- A woman who told authorities she had been beaten and threatened by her boyfriend escaped from him after slipping a note to staff at a Florida veterinary hospital, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The note that Carolyn Reichle , 28, gave to a member of staff at a veterinary office in DeLand on Friday read: "Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me. He has a gun. Please don't let him know."