Police Seeking Witnesses in Assault Case

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- Honolulu police are asking for you help with identifying a man who assaulted a visitor in Waikiki on Halloween.

Police say shortly before midnight, a 24-year-old man was walking near the intersection of Kalakaua Avenue and Saratoga Road when a local man approached him and punched him in the face.   The victim fell, struck the sidewalk and lost consciousness.  The suspect and several friends ran from the scene.

The victim suffered serious head injuries and was hospitalized for two weeks.

The suspect is described as 6'2", 170 lbs.  He was wearing a white tank top and khaki shorts.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 955-8300.