Man accused of attacking neighbor with beer bottle, threatening him with knife

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

WAIANAE (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Waianae man is in Honolulu police custody, accused of attacking his neighbor with a beer bottle and threatening him with a knife.

Fale Timoteo, 39, of Leihoku Street was booked on suspicion of second-degree assault and first-degree terroristic threatening.

Investigators say a dispute between neighbors escalated at about 7:55 PM Saturday. Timoteo allegedly bashed the 23-year-old male victim on the head with the bottle and then threatened him with a knife.

Police say family members eventually subdued the suspect. Responding officers arrested him without further incident.

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