A 38-year-old Brawley transient was arrested Friday after she allegedly grabbed a male juvenile and forced him to enter a home.

Kristen M. Schmidt was taken into custody at 6:23 p.m. near Seventh and Vine streets by El Centro police officers and booked into county jail on suspicion of criminal threats, assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping, county Sheriff’s Office arrest records stated.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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