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Naples teen accused of keeping sex slave
Prattsburgh, N.Y. - A teen from Naples is accused of holding a Florida
woman hostage as a sex slave.
Court papers allege 19-year-old Brandon Todd met the victim in early May
on the way to San Diego - where she was going to visit her mother.
The victim says Todd threatened her and brought her back to his
grandparents' home in Prattsburgh in Steuben County.
That's where the victim says Todd repeatedly raped her.
She was able to escape a few weeks later by faking an asthma attack and
slipping away from her alleged captor at the hospital.
She came forward with the claims earlier this month.
Todd is being held on federal kidnapping charges, but does not have a
Investigators also say Todd may be connected to a larger sex trafficking
ring, but they are still investigating.