Police arrest man on suspicion of attempted murder in Kahuku

Police arrest man on suspicion of attempted murder in Kahuku

KAHUKU,OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder Wednesday in Kahuku.

Keone Labatad was arrested after a 54-year-old victim reported being choked, stabbed and hit with a metal bar, according to police.

The incident happened at around 9:45 a.m. on Kamehameha Highway.

As of Thursday morning, Labatad, who does not have a local address, remains in police custody and has not been charged.

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