Maui woman allegedly bites kidnapper and escapes

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are looking for two men accused of kidnapping and trying to sexually assault a 20-year-old woman while at a party in Kahului. It happened between 10 p.m. Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday.

The woman told police they put her in a dark colored SUV and took her to a remote area in Paia. She says she bit one of them in the cheek and ran away. When she got home, she reported the incident to police.

The men are described as "local," possibly Filipino, 25-30 years old, 5'8" - 5'9" with a slender build.

Call Maui Police at 244-6400 or Detective J. Mahoney at 244-6425 with any information.

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