Police investigating after suspect assaults man with standing fan

Authorities said Magellan Avenue is closed between Iolani Avenue and Pele Street.
Published: Dec. 22, 2022 at 9:46 PM HST|Updated: Dec. 23, 2022 at 10:49 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are investigating after a suspect allegedly assaulted a 55-year-old man with a standing fan.

The incident happened about 8:15 p.m. Thursday and closed a portion of Magellan Avenue in the Punchbowl area as police responded, ordering the suspect out of the property by megaphone.

Police said the suspect is a 58-year-old man.

An HPD spokesperson said no arrests were made as the victim did not wish to prosecute.

The victim sustained injuries to his face and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The suspect was also taken a hospital. The case is classified as second-degree assault.