HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 37-year-old woman was arrested by the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) on Friday, May 7, after allegedly striking a nurse in the face and shoulder while she was at the hospital for a medical evaluation.
HPD says the incident occurred around 12:45 p.m. Friday in the Honolulu area.
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According to police, the suspect reportedly struck the complainant — a licensed nurse — while she was in the performance of her duty.
Police arrested the 37-year-old woman on suspicion of second-degree assault at 1 p.m. Friday.
The investigation is ongoing.