May 7 - Police release the audio of the emergency call from Amanda Berry, the missing Ohio woman rescued after being abducted 10 years ago. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Cleveland police released audio of the 911 call of Amanda Berry, a woman who has been missing for a decade, on Monday (May 6).
Berry, one of three women who were abducted about a decade ago were found alive on Monday at a Cleveland house near where at least two of them were last seen and a school bus driver was arrested in connection with their disappearance, police said.
A neighbor in the community said he heard screams and rushed to the house where he found one of the women, Amanda Berry, who was reported missing a decade ago as a teenager. He lent her his cell phone to call police.
"Help me! I'm Amanda Berry. ... I've been kidnapped and I've been missing for 10 years and I'm here. I'm free now," Berry is heard frantically telling a 911 emergency operator in a recording of the call, released by police and posted on the website of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
During the call, she gave the name of her alleged abductor and said he was "out of the house." She urged police to come quickly and indicated that she knew her disappearance had been widely reported in the media.
All three women were taken to a local hospital, MetroHealth Medical Center, where Dr Gerald Maloney told a news conference they were all "safe" and "appear to be in fair condition."