<-- Previous EpisodeNext Episode -->
While off-duty, Detective Rollins spots a young woman screaming in the back of a moving taxi. The SVU squad quickly identifies the victim as a rebellious teenager, estranged from her family and experimenting in the world of tattoos and self-mutilation. The case takes an unexpected turn when the Medical Examiner presents the detectives with a cleanly severed leg, reminiscent of a similar finding in an old unsolved case. The detectives are drawn into the psychological elements of self-mutilation and ritual amputation as they investigate two brothers in order to link the cases and find the missing woman.
The episode begins with a girl on the phone telling someone that she is scared and wants to go home. She then enters a car rental service with a man sitting at a counter; the whole thing is then seen through security camera footage. The girl is told to go out by the man and as she stands outside the shop, a cab comes and stops near her and a hooded man comes out, the girl sees this and makes a run for it with the hooded man giving chase. It is then seen through the camera that the girl is being dragged by the hooded man into the cab. The cab then drives away, with the man in the rental service not noticing any of this. Meanwhile, Rollins introduces her previous captain Sam Reynolds to Fin and Nick who are playing pool. ..Read the full recap