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New details on couple accused of chaining 18-year-old to bed, sexually abusing her for a month

A woman who didn't want to be identified told KHOU 11 News the victim was shaking and barefoot when she came to her door and asked for help on Sunday night.

HOUSTON — A teenager said she was held against her will in a north Harris County home for weeks, and now, two people are in custody and they've been charged with aggravated kidnapping.

According to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, deputy constables were called Sunday to a home near the intersection of FM 1960 and Cypresswood about a woman in distress. They found the 18-year-old, who told them she escaped a home on Foxmont Lane where she was being held captive.

Deputy constables investigated and that led to the arrest of 31-year-old Jose Reyes and 29-year-old Jaqueline Macias. They are charged with aggravated kidnapping. In court on Monday, a judge set Reyes' bond at $100,000 and Macias' bond at $50,000, but we're told more charges are possible.

In a news conference Monday, Constable Mark Herman said the girl met Reyes somewhere and he convinced her to come back to the house with him.

"It seems like the male suspect was able to gain her confidence, met her somewhere and got her to go back willingly," Herman said.

When she got there, Macias was also at the house. Herman said the girl was held in a room where she was chained to a bed and raped for approximately a month.

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According to Herman, when Reyes and Macias left the house briefly, the victim escaped.

"She did everything in all her fibers to get out of her restraints, get out the door," Herman said.

She ran from house to house in the Foxwood subdivision to find help.

A woman who didn't want to be interviewed on camera told KHOU 11 News that the victim was shaking and barefoot when she came to her door and asked for help.

"She was in disarray, confused, as anyone would be, and wanted help," Herman said.

Deputies found marks on the teen's arms and legs that looked like restraint marks. The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated and her current condition remains unknown.

Herman said they are working to learn more about the relationship between Reyes and Macias and if the girl was reported missing.

In court on Monday, attorneys said the couple had a baby two weeks ago. They said the child was born during the same period of time that the young woman was held captive.

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