(WKMG/CNN) -- A man has admitted to padlocking his girlfriend's jeans shut in an attempt to prevent her from cheating on him.
say a woman came to police in pain after being unable to go to the
restroom due to her jeans being padlocked shut. She told them her
boyfriend put a padlock on her pants so she wouldn't be unfaithful to
him, CNN reports.
Authorities say the woman lives in an impoverished, rural community in the Mexico.
Police say the
woman told them her boyfriend had done this before and that she was
afraid of him. Police arrested her 40-year-old boyfriend and he admitted
to putting the padlock on her jeans.
woman refused to press charges once the man was detained, so the
suspect was eventually released. He signed a statement promising to
never again use a padlock against his girlfriend or abuse her in any