A Florida woman was rescued Friday after she slipped a note to a veterinarian saying she needed help because her armed boyfriend was beating and threatening her, police said.

Jeremy Floyd, 39, was arrested after allegedly holding his girlfriend, Carolyn Reichle, captive in their home in Volusia County for two days. The alleged incident began Wednesday when the 28-year-old woman said Floyd repeatedly beat her and threatened her at gunpoint.

Jeremy Floyd, 39, was arrested after allegedly threatening, beating and holding his girlfriend captive. Reichle, thinking of an escape plan, she convinced Floyd to allow her to bring her dog to the DeLand Animal Hospital, police said. Floyd insisted on going with her.

Fearing for her life, Reichle was able to slip a note to a vet that read: “Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me. He has a gun. Please don’t let him know.”

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