Violently drunk woman bites HPD officer

A Honolulu Police officer was injured while taking a woman into custody early Thursday morning in Kailua.

Police say they were responding to a report of a "violently intoxicated" woman on Akele Street just before 2:00 a.m.  When they arrived, HPD says they found the suspect, 19, very drunk and threatening to kill someone.

As police were attempting to take her into custody for observation, police say she bit an officer on the arm. The woman was taken to a hospital for observation.

The officer was treated and released for his injury.

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