A man has been charged with kidnapping and assaulting a woman with a pistol.
Kevin Marquis Smith, 32, of 404 Dakar St., Raleigh, confined and restrained a woman on Friday, taking her from one place to another against her will, according to warrants.
Smith, a convicted felon, also assaulted the woman by pointing a black pistol at her head and hitting her with the gun, the warrants state. He released her in an unsafe place, the warrants state.
Smith was arrested on Friday and charged with first-degree kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a felon, felony possession of cocaine, habitual misdemeanor assault, possession of marijuana, assault by pointing a gun and assault on a female.
A bail amount was not set for Smith, who was being held at the Wake County Detention Center. He is scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. on Monday.