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* Nicole Espinoza etaluma teenager was arrested on alleged kidnapping and domestic violence

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A Petaluma teenager was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and domestic violence late Friday night, Petaluma police said. Around 11:21 p.m. Nicole Espinoza, 19, allegedly arranged to have the victim meet a mutual friend at East Washington at Executive Drive, police said.

The victim met the friend and entered her vehicle when the doors immediately locked and the driver — another acquaintance — began to drive away. The victim asked to be let out and was told “no,” according to police. The driver continued driving while Espinoza, who had apparently been hiding in the rear seat of the vehicle, appeared and scratched the victim’s face, police said.

At a stop sign the victim jumped out of the window and escaped and reported the incident to the police department, police said. Police said the incident was corroborated by witness statements, and that the victim had a visible injury. Espinoza was contacted at her home several hours later and arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and domestic violence without incident. She was book at the county jail. She is being held on $100,000 bail, according to police.

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