Dramatic video shows the moment a desperate woman kidnapped and held at gunpoint by her abused boyfriend manages to slip a note to veterinary hospital staff to raise the alarm

  • Video shows the moment a Florida man was arrested at a veterinary hospital  in May after his girlfriend tipped off workers that he was threatening her
  • Caroline Reichle, 28, was allegedly beaten for two days straight before her boyfriend allowed her out of the house to take their dog to the vet 
  • At the animal hospital, Reichle scribbled out a note to staff reading: 'Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me. He has a gun. Please don't let him know'
  • The video picks up with officers entering an exam room at the clinic and taking 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd into custody 
  • He now faces charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and battery

New video has emerged, showing the moment an abused woman slipped a note to a veterinary clinic worker, saying her boyfriend was threatening her and to call the police. 

The incident happened back in May, when 28-year-old Caroline Reichle and her boyfriend Jeremy Floyd visited the DeLand, Florida animal hospital with their dog. 

The video shows the woman, who's face is obscured to protect her identity, walking up to woman who appears to be a secretary, and hands her a note, reading: 'Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me. He has a gun. Please don't let him know.' 

New video has emerged showing the moment a woman tipped off veterinary workers that she was being threatened by her boyfriend with a gun 

New video has emerged showing the moment a woman tipped off veterinary workers that she was being threatened by her boyfriend with a gun 

The incident happened back in May at the DeLand Animal Hospital 

The incident happened back in May at the DeLand Animal Hospital 

Caroline Reichle (blurred) told police she had been beaten for two days straight be her boyfriend Jeremy Floyd when she finally convinced him to let her leave the house and take their dog to the vet 

Caroline Reichle (blurred) told police she had been beaten for two days straight be her boyfriend Jeremy Floyd when she finally convinced him to let her leave the house and take their dog to the vet 

After he threatened to kill her family in the car ride to the vet, Reichle scribbled out this note and handed it to workers at the animal hospital  

She then walks away as the secretary reads the note and then hands it to a co-worker to look over as well.

The video then picks up at the moment cops entered the exam room and took Floyd, 39, into custody. 

Since the note indicated he had a gun on him, they quickly took it away, and then arrested him with his hands behind his back. 

The video ends with Floyd being led out of the room. 

Staff called the police who showed up at the hospital and took Floyd into custody 

Staff called the police who showed up at the hospital and took Floyd into custody 

The above stills from the clip show one of the officers taking Floyd's gun away from him

Reichle sits in the background while her boyfriend is taken into custody 

Reichle sits in the background while her boyfriend is taken into custody 

Reichle was allegedly beaten for days before the dramatic arrest. 

Floyd has been charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, and simple battery.

He allegedly wouldn't let Reichle leave their home for two days straight.

He beat her all of Wednesday and pointed a gun at her, according to the Orlando Sentinel

Floyd has been charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, and simple battery 

At one point during the fight they both struggled for the gun and two shots were fired. 

Both of the bullets hit a wall and no one was injured by the gunfire. 

The woman spent all of Thursday in bed with a head injury from the beating, according to police.

On Friday she managed to convince Floyd to allow her to take their dog to the vet.  

Floyd insisted on escorting the woman to the hospital and brought a loaded handgun, police said.  

During their drive to the hospital Floyd pointed the gun at her once again and threatened to kill her and her family, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. 

After her boyfriend was arrested, Reichle was treated at the hospital for a black eye, head injury, and bruised arm. 

The animal hospital where the arrest happened is pictured above  

 

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Video: Abused woman slips note to vet workers in Florida

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