(KMOV)-- Police are searching for suspects after a man was beaten and held against his will in north St. Louis.
According to Lieutenant Dan Zarrick, a girlfriend received a call from her boyfriend that he's being held against his will and assaulted in the basement of a house in the 5400 block of Partridge.
She called police but couldn't reach her boyfriend again.
According to the victim, he was taken to a vacant house in 5400 block of Lucille and further beaten.
The victim was left there and came back to the original scene.
The victim told police three suspects beat him with 2x4s. They also had weapons.
The SWAT stormed the house thinking the suspects may have come back, but no one was there.
The victim is cooperating with police. No suspects are in custody.