The three Cleveland women held as sex slaves for over a decade were so close to salvation. Startling figures reveal that cops came to their Seymour Ave. block more than 1,000 times from when the first kidnap victim went missing in August 2002 up until May 6, when the women were finally rescued, according to an analysis of police data compiled by NBC News. Details remain scarce about how the women could have languished for so long inside the home of alleged kidnapper Ariel Castro without detection. But while cops appear to have consistently stopped on the block to investigate complaints, Castro’s two-story home — adorned with deadbolt locks — hardly roused suspicion. Next door, police were called 35 times, while neighboring homes yielded 37 and 68 calls, NBC News reported. Some of them stemmed from violent activity. A street fight on the weekend of July 4, 2006, reportedly involved 20 people with bats and a pregnant woman who had to go to the hospital. Cops, meanwhile, went to Castro’s address three times from 2004 to 2011, including once to investigate a complaint that the ex-school bus driver had left a child alone. Each time, officers left without anyone answering,… Read full this story
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