Police: Ariz. girl escapes virtual prison in home

Andrea Bass is seen in this undated booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. Bass and her husband were arrested Feb. 4 for investigation of child abuse, kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment of his 14-year-old daughter. Phoenix Police said Wednesday Feb. 10, 2010, the malnourished girl was locked in a bathroom without running water for two months, beaten with metal rods and forced to exercise until exhaustion because her father said she had stolen food and cheated on a home-school test. (AP Photo/Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) (AP Photo/Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

February 11, 2010 7:50:05 AM PST
A 14-year-old Phoenix girl was fed once every day or two, maybe some crackers or a can of food, police said.

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