Man arrested in police officer assault

KAPOLEI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 51-year-old man was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly assaulted a police officer.

According to officials, the incident happened at 6:35 p.m. when the officer made a traffic stop on the suspect at 590 Farrington Highway.

Officials say the suspect then attacked the officer, who suffered minor injuries.

The suspect was booked for first-degree assault of a police officer and driving under the influence.

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