Attempted murder investigation initiated after police say man tried to run over officer

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Honolulu police have opened an attempted murder investigation after they say a man tried to run down an officer.

It happened in Waipahu on Saturday morning.

Police say the 68-year-old suspect fled the scene of a theft complaint.

That’s when they say he tried to run over an on-duty police officer.

The officer was not injured.

The man was then arrested for attempted murder and numerous traffic violations.

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