Suspect charged in attack of Honolulu police officer appears in court
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 36-year-old man charged in the attack of a Honolulu police officer on Sunday appeared in court this week.
Remington Troy Guyton was charged Monday with first-degree assault of a law enforcement officer, first-degree attempted theft and contempt of court.
On Tuesday, he stood shirtless before a judge. His bail was set at $50,000
Police records show Guyton was taken into custody Sunday afternoon in the First Hawaiian Bank parking lot off Kapiolani Boulevard.
Officials said Guyton used a dangerous instrument to assault a police officer who was responding to an incident. In the process, Guyton then tried to take the officer’s gun.
The officer was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. He has since been released.
Guyton is scheduled to be back in court in Thursday for his arraignment and plea.
This story may be updated.
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