Suspect charged after allegedly robbing woman, striking her with beer bottle

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Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 6:49 AM HST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 9:07 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 25-year-old woman has been charged in a violent robbery in Honolulu.

Police said the incident happened around 11 a.m. on Monday when Shirrey Persia allegedly hit a 45-year-old woman in the back of the head with a beer bottle before taking her belongings.

The victim was able to flag down Honolulu police officers who arrested Persia about 30 minutes later at Aala Park.

Persia’s bail has been set at $50,000.