Man arrested for allegedly forcing woman from vehicle on Owens St.

Posted at 8:02 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 23:02:43-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man has been arrested for allegedly forcing a woman from a vehicle in the 1000 block of South Owens St.

According to Bakersfield Police, on Sunday, September 6, at about 2:09 a.m., officers observed a man attempting to force a woman from a vehicle.

When officers attempted contact with the man, later identified as 24-year-old Miguel Valdovinos, he fled on foot.

After a being chased down, he was taken into custody in the 800 block of East California Avenue.

The investigation revealed Valdovinos attempted to carjack the victim, a stranger, whose children were inside of the vehicle.

Valdovinos made mention of being in possession of a firearm; however, none was seen or located.

Valdovinos was arrested for carjacking, attempted kidnapping, criminal threats, robbery and resisting arrest.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.