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Bovey man accused of imprisoning woman for 2 days

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BOVEY, Minn. - Itasca County authorities say they've arrested a Bovey man accused of holding a woman against her will for two days.

The sheriff's department said Saturday the 47-year-old man and 43-year-old woman knew each other.

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Deputies say he threatened to hurt her if she tried to leave his house. She escaped Friday evening after the man passed out from drinking. She fled to a neighbor's home and called 911.

She was treated for injuries at a hospital and released.

Deputies found a hand gun and rifle at the man's home.

The suspect is being held on tentative charges of felony terroristic threats, domestic assault and false imprisonment.

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Information from: Duluth News Tribune, http://www.duluthsuperior.com

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