HPD officer arrested for alleged assault of pregnant girlfriend
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Honolulu police officer has had his police powers removed one day after being arrested for allegedly headbutting his pregnant girlfriend.
25-year-old Norbert Jay Escalante was taken into custody after the woman was examined by an emergency room technician at a Honolulu-area hospital and contacted police.
The 25-year old victim was treated for concussion-like symptoms, sources say.
She told officers that Escalante assaulted her while she and her 3-year old child were inside a Kalihi home.
Escalante has not been charged.
He was released on bail Thursday night.
He is currently assigned to the Central Receiving Desk.
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