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HPD officer accused of assaulting Uber driver

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A Honolulu police officer was placed on restricted duty after allegedly assaulting an Uber driver.

Sources say the rookie officer, Esteban Garcia was intoxicated when he caught a ride and then allegedly grabbed the driver.

Garcia has been working with HPD for one year.

He has not been arrested, but the case has been referred to the Prosecutor's Office.

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