Kidnapping and Rape Suspects Arrested

December 10, 2008 2:28:00 AM PST
Two men have been arrested in the North Valley on rape and kidnapping charges.Sheriff's Deputies in Merced County say 31 year old Andres Diaz of Delhi kidnapped his ex-girlfriend from her job last week.

He allegedly took her to a home in Delhi where she was raped and held captive for four days.

Jose Barrera is being considered an accomplice in the case. Investigators say he knew the woman was being held captive and did nothing to help her.

Deputies say the victim was freed on Sunday night. She went to authorities who searched the home early Monday morning. That's when both Diaz and Barrera were arrested.

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