NEW YORK (77 WABC) – NYPD officers came across a kidnapping victim Wednesday morning in the basement of a Bronx deli after they chased two men into a building for smoking pot. As the searched for the men a deli employee gave police access to the basement where they came across a 49 year-old man that was tied-up and beaten. The victim who does have a lengthy criminal record told police that he has been tied-up in the basement for three days after being grabbed by four people on Saturday from White Plains Road and East 234th Street. The victim was then taken to the deli and the group beat him and then tied him up. The NYPD reports that they have arrested the owner of the deli 49 year-old Orinthia Gifford on charges of assault, kidnapping, criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and harassment along with unlawful imprisonment. Officers are looking for 34 year-old deli employee Richard Millwood for questioning. Millwood is approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall and last seen wearing all dark clothing. According to NYPD sources, the police officers did not arrest the two men who they originally chased into the deli.