POLICEMAN #1: What are you doing?
Melanie looks quickly from the policeman to Jacob.
MELANIE: Trying to obtain information from the subject.
POLICEMAN #1: Look at him, Miss Chambers. He can barely speak.
Melanie nods, frustrated.
MELANIE: Sir, I need to continue the interview, whether he likes it or not. It's the only way we can help him.
The policeman gives her a worried look, then silently backs away. Melanie turns back to Jacob, leaning back in her chair and maintaining her composure, despite his horrified expression.
MELANIE: You need to calm down, please.
Jacob nods, but does nothing else.
MELANIE, after a short pause: You were found earlier today by the local police. You said that you were alone...why is this?
JACOB: You said it--you said it earlier.
MELANIE: You were taken by...she gestures for Jacob to finish her sentence.
JACOB: A man--he bursts into tears. I was--
Jacob simply sobs harder; Melanie smirks in response, happy with the information she's obtained.