American Fritzl had been arrested on kidnapping, rape charges in 1972

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London, Sep 4 (ANI): American Fritzl, Phillip Garrido, had reportedly been arrested 37 years ago for kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old girl in 1972. efore raping the girl at a motel, Garrido, then 21, had allegedly forced her to take drugs.

According to the police, the case never went to trail as the girl was too traumatised and scared to give evidence.

Police lieutenant Leonard Orman told a news conference that the registered sex offender had allegedly given the 14-year-old girl drugs which knocked her out, and that she was repeatedly raped after she awoke.

Police fear that Garrido, presently 58, may have also abducted three other young girls who vanished between 1988 and 1991. (ANI)

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