Man arrested for attempted kidnapping; tried to strangle woman

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An 18-year-old Honolulu man was arrested in connection with an attempted kidnapping at Ala Moana Center.

According to police, a 29-year-old woman says she was followed by Christopher Estoy while walking to her vehicle Monday morning.

The victim says Estoy grabbed her from behind and tried to strangle her.

Police say the victim was able to fight Estoy off before he fled.

Estoy was arrested a short time later after being stopped for jaywalking.

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