Victim Held Hostage in Clovis

February 7, 2009 12:16:43 AM PST
A Clovis gang member is in jail accused of torturing and holding a victim hostage for four days.Authorities say 34 year old Jimmy Cruz Junior, began holding his victim hostage Monday.

Police are not revealing the identity of the victim. They will only say Cruz and his victim knew each other. The victim told police -- they were tortured, threatened with a knife, and held captive through fear.

The victim says -- they finally escaped when Cruz left for work.

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