Police: Man holds 8 women against their will inside Sandy Springs home

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Sandy Springs police arrested a man accused of holding eight women against their will.

Kenndric Roberts, 33, faces charges of false imprisonment and human trafficking. A hearing has been set for 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Fulton County Jail.

Sandy Springs PD haven’t said how long 8 women rescued from upscale home had been held against their will. #fox5atl @GoodDayAtlanta pic.twitter.com/Q8QsHUocbN

— Marc Teichner (@mteichnerfox5) March 8, 2017

According to police, a woman called 911 Tuesday morning asking for help getting out of a home located in the 100 block of Strauss Lane.

Police released the 911 call, which revealed the 20-year-old woman who asked for help wanted to leave the home, but feared her “boss” would kill her. She said during the call the other women in the home were being forced to dance for money.

Sandy Springs police requested the FBI’s assistance in the investigation. Officers and agents ended up rescuing the eight women from the home.

Roberts was taken into custody and spent Tuesday night at the North Fulton County Jail. He’s being moved to the main facility in Atlanta, where he’ll go before a judge.

Sandy Springs PD & FBI free 8 women held against their will in 68-hundred square foot home. We’re live on @GoodDayAtlanta #fox5atl pic.twitter.com/TbAnhK6teP

— Marc Teichner (@mteichnerfox5) March 8, 2017

Police said the women were lured into the home because they were having financial problems, and then they weren’t allowed to leave.

Watch video from the scene

The FBI is now looking for more victims, and investigating if there could be out-of-state ties to what was going on inside the home.

The 6,800-square-foot house where all of this took place is located in a gated community, and last sold for $1.2 million.

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