Big Island man charged in connection with sex assaults - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Big Island man charged in connection with sex assaults

Hawaii Island Police Hawaii Island Police
HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Big Island man who sexually assaulted a woman and a girl near Piihonua Bridge on Tuesday has been charged.

Big Island police on Thursday charged Oran Charles Kita, 36, with 15 counts of first-degree sex assault, seven counts of third-degree sex assault, two counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, two counts of kidnapping and one count of promoting a detrimental drug.

His has been set at $891,000.

Police say Kita, of Keaau, approached a woman and a minor on Tuesday and led both of them to a remote area where he allegedly sexually assaulted them.\

He is set to make his initial court appearance Monday.

Copyright 2015 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly