A CCTV footage shows 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 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.’
She then walks away as the secretary reads the note and then hands it to a co-worker to look over as well.
Since the note indicated he had a gun on him, cops entered the exam room and took Floyd, 39, into custody. The video ends with Floyd being led out of the room.
Reichle was allegedly beaten for days before the dramatic arrest. He allegedly wouldn’t let Reichle leave their home for two days straight and during a they both struggled for the gun and two shots were fired. Both of the bullets hit a wall and no one was injured.
After two days, she managed to convince Floyd to allow her to take their dog to the vet. During their drive to the hospital Floyd pointed the gun at her once again and threatened to kill her and her family,
After her boyfriend was arrested, Reichle was treated at the hospital for a black eye, head injury, and bruised arm.
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.