Police arrest man for allegedly assaulting two officers

WHITMORE VILLAGE (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police arrested a 23-year-old man Saturday night after he allegedly assaulted two officers.

According to authorities, the officers were breaking up a large fight in Whitmore Village when Jonah Mailo tackled one of the officers, causing the officer to hit his head on the street.

Then while he was trying to get away, Mailo allegedly hit another officer in the face. Only one officer was seriously injured.

Mailo was booked on suspicion of assaulting law enforcement officers. He was still in police custody Sunday night.

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