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Kitsap County, Wash.: 2 men held captive, 2 others arrested

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Kitsap County sheriff's officers have made two arrests after learning that two other men had been held captive, severely beaten and robbed. Kitsap County sheriff's officers have made two arrests after learning that two other men had been held captive, severely beaten and robbed.
EAST BREMERTON, Wash. -

Kitsap County sheriff's officers have made two arrests after learning that two other men had been held captive, severely beaten and robbed.

Deputy Scott Wilson said Friday that a 43-year-old East Bremerton, Washington, man arrested for investigation of assault, robbery and unlawful imprisonment was held on $1 million bail. A 29-year-old transient was arrested for investigation of assault and robbery. His bail was set at $200,000.

Wilson says an injured 52-year-old man made his way late Thursday to a church parking lot. He reported escaping from his captor once, only to be found and beaten. He managed to escape again.

Acting on that man's information, deputies found a 37-year-old man with a neurodegenerative disorder, badly injured and lying on the ground at a house. Wilson says that man suffered skull and facial fractures, a cervical spine fracture and broken ribs.

The deputy says it appears the men were held captive to extort money and medications.

Both victims were taken to a hospital.

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