Abductee called police after talking to mom, lawmen say

Posted: May 23, 2014 at 3:48 a.m.

Cpl. Anthony Bertagna, Public Information Officer for the Santa Ana Police Department describes how a missing girl was located after 10 years during a media briefing outside the police station, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in Santa Ana, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A California woman who says she was kidnapped a decade ago by her mother's boyfriend lived a seemingly ordinary life with her purported captor year after year, but was too scared to go to authorities until she recently reunited with her mother, police said Thursday.

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