Authorities have revealed the story of Jaycee Lee Dugard Thursday afternoon in a press conference, who was kidnapped in South Lake Tahoe when she was 11 years old in 1991.
Jaycee Lee Dugard, now 29, walked into the Concord Police Department on Wednesday and asked for help, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
A registered sex offender, Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy Garrido were arrested on Wednesday night in connection with the 1991 kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard.
Phillip Garrido was captured after UC Berkeley police saw him on campus accompanying with two young girls, authorities said.
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El Dorado County Under Sheriff Fred Kollar said during the news conference both the alleged abductor Phillip Garrido and his victim, Jaycee Lee Dugard, admitted during questioning that they were the parents of the child.
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Kollar said Dugard and the children – now aged 11 and 15 -- had been kept hidden in a tent in the backyard of Garrido’s Antioch backyard.
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Garrido, 58, is said to have held Dugard in a hidden section of his back garden without proper living quarters and only basic utilities.
He was being held on charges including committing lewd acts with a minor, rape and kidnapping.
Nancy Garrido, 54, was being held on charges that included kidnapping and a conspiracy to commit robbery or rape.