HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Police Department said a man was arrested for assaulting a law enforcement officer in the first-degree early Sunday morning.
Police said the incident happened in Kapolei at around 1:59 a.m. while an officer was assisting security with a trespassing male suspect.
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The 31-year-old suspect reportedly spat on the officer and then punched the officer causing bodily injury.
Police then placed the suspect under arrest for assault on a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct and harassment.
The suspect remains in custody pending investigation.