(London Daily Mail) A teen who went missing in Los Angeles in April was discovered a month later in Northern California, having been kidnapped and used as a sex slave on a marijuana farm.

The Los Angeles Police Department decribed the 15-year-old girl as a runaway. They believe she was kidnapped by Ryan Balletto, 30, and his associate Patrick Pearmain, 25, and taken to their growing operation in Lake County, California.

According to a criminal complaint, when the girl wasn’t being used to harvest marijuana she was locked for days at a time in a 4-foot by 2-foot metal toolbox.

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