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Police: Woman, 19, accused of attacking, kidnapping roommate

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MAKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 19-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly attacking her roommate and preventing her from leaving their Makiki home, according to Honolulu police.

Police said Kristen Costello and her brother assaulted a 26-year-old woman on Oct. 23, but Costello was arrested Monday.

The victim reportedly has a child with Costello’s brother, according to a police report.

Costello was originally booked on suspicion of strangulation, but that was downgraded to a misdemeanor. She also faces other charges, including kidnapping, terroristic threatening and abuse of a family member.

At last check, her brother has not been arrested.

Police have not released further details surrounding the incident, but updates will be posted if they become available.

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