A woman’s plea for help did not go unanswered thanks to her order on Grubhub and some alert cafe workers.
The woman, who was not identified, placed an order with Chipper Truck Cafe in Yonkers, New York, through the food app early Saturday morning.
The order listed an Irish breakfast sandwich, a cheeseburger and a message — “Please call police ... please don’t make it obvious,” News 12 Westchester reported.
After checking with the cafe’s owners, the employees called the police, WCBS reported.
They didn’t know what happened until the next morning when someone called the restaurant to thank the staff for helping their friend and to tell them that she was OK, WABC reported.
The woman, 24, who sent the order and message for help had been allegedly raped at knifepoint and was being held at a home in the Bronx.
The man who she said was holding her against her will opened the door expecting the food delivery but was instead met by police, WABC reported.
The woman was taken to an area hospital and police arrested Kemoy Royal, 32, who is now charged with rape, unlawful imprisonment, strangulation, assault and criminal use of a weapon, WABC and News 12 Westchester reported.
WABC reported that Royal and the woman he is accused of raping first met online then in person months ago, but that the relationship turned violent. She was not allowed to have her phone except to order food.
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