LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KVIA/CNN) - New Mexico authorities arrest a Las Cruces couple on child abuse charges.
Edmond Gonzales, 37, is the live-in boyfriend of 33-year-old Cindy Patriarchias.
The couple is accused of locking up Patriarchias' adopted 8-year-old daughter in a homemade, wooden cage.
Police say the couple took the woman's three other children to a movie and left the girl home, caged up.
Officers who found the girl say she did not appear to have any physical injuries.